Al-Naft SC

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Al Naft Sport Club (Arabic: نادي النفط الرياضي, lit.'Oil SC') is an Iraqi professional sports club based in the Adhamiyah District, East Districts of the Tigris River, Baghdad. Their football team plays in the highest division in Iraq which is the Iraqi Premier League, which they have never been relegated from.

Al Naft Sport Club
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Full nameAl Naft Sport Club
Founded1979; 43 years ago (1979)
GroundAl Naft Stadium
Capacity3,000
ChairmanMoatasem Akram Hassan
ManagerBasim Qasim
LeagueIraqi Premier League
2020–21Iraqi Premier League, 6th of 20
Current season

HistoryEdit

Al-Naft Sports Club was established in 1979 by the Ministry of Oil, and was officially registered in the Ministry of Youth and Sports in 1982.[1] In the 1985 season the team played in the Iraqi Premier League for the first time, and finished in the penultimate position that season,[2] and have remained in the Premier League since then. The club's football team has not won any trophies,[3] but they were runners-up of the Al-Nasr Wal-Salam Cup in 1996,[4] the Durand Cup in 1996,[5] the Iraqi Elite Cup in 1998,[6] and the Iraqi Premier League in 2017,[7] and qualified to play in the Arab Club Champions Cup. In the 2018–19 Arab Club Champions Cup, Al-Naft managed to overcome the Tunisian club: CS Sfaxien and expelled it from the championship and qualify for the round 16,[8] but then lost to the Saudi club: Al-Hilal, and left the tournament.[9]

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

NationalEdit

InternationalEdit

Second Round: 2018–19
  Runners-up (1): 1996

Current squadEdit

First-team squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   IRQ Ali Ebadi
3 DF   IRQ Burhan Jumaah
4 DF   IRQ Mohammed Abdul Hussein
5 DF   IRQ Mohammed Maan
6 DF   IRQ Ahmed Abdul Majeed (Captain)
7 MF   IRQ Ali Rahim Wali
11 MF   IRQ Bassam Shakir
12 DF   IRQ Raad Fanar
15 MF   IRQ Laith Tahsin
17 DF   IRQ Bayar Abubakir
19 MF   IRQ Suhayb Raad
20 MF   IRQ Ahmed Mohsen
22 GK   IRQ Ali Abdul-Hassan
23 MF   IRQ Ahmad Abdul Ameer
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 MF   IRQ Bashar Saadoun
26 DF   IRQ Ammar Kadhim
27 FW   IRQ Walid Kareem
28 MF   IRQ Moussa Adnan
30 FW   IRQ Wagaa Romdhan
32 DF   IRQ Hussein Hakeem
33 DF   IRQ Ahmed Nadhim
34 MF   IRQ Karrar Razzak Abed
40 MF   IRQ Ahmed Sartip
41 GK   IRQ Mohammed Ahmed Qasim
55 DF   IRQ Ahmed Abdul-Ridha
MF   IRQ Mustafa Hussein
DF   IRQ Ali Bahjat
MF   IRQ Karrar Ali

PersonnelEdit

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager: Basim Qasim  
Assistant manager: Mohammed Jasim  
Goalkeeping coach: Ghanim Ibrahim  
Fitness coach: Nasir Abdul-Ameer  
Director of football: Mushtak Kadhim  
U-19 Manager: Salam Touma  

Updated to match played 23 September 2021
Source: kooora.com

Board membersEdit

Position Name Nationality
President: Moatasem Akram Hassan  
Vice-president: Kadhim Mohammed Sultan  
Member of the Board: Falah Abdul Zahra  
Member of the Board: Mohammad Jaber Hassan  
Member of the Board: Jalil Farhan  
Member of the Board: Shaker Abboud  
Member of the Board: Adel Hussein  
Member of the Board: Falah Khashan  
Member of the Board: Rana Abdul Rahman  

Updated to match played 5 April 2012
Source: Ninanews.com

Kit suppliersEdit

Period Kit manufacturer
2020– Joma

Managerial historyEdit

Since the club’s promotion to the Iraqi Premier League in the 1985–86 season so far, twenty six coaches have led the team:[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "النفط.. بلا ألقاب محلية". arriyadiyah.com (in Arabic). 28 October 2018.
  2. ^ "تاريخ الدوري العراقي موسم 1985- 1986". niiiis.com (in Arabic). 2 July 2009.
  3. ^ "النفط العراقي.. "39 عاما" وما زال يبحث عن أول ألقابه". alarabiya.net (in Arabic). 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ "هادي مطنش ..عمو بابا ورائي اينما ذهبت؟؟". Kooora (in Arabic). 26 July 2006.
  5. ^ "تاريخ الكرة العراقية نتائج عام 1996". niiiis.com (in Arabic). 28 October 2009.
  6. ^ "تاريخ الكرة العراقية كأس النخبة 1998". niiiis.com (in Arabic). 14 May 2009.
  7. ^ "الجوية يتوّج بطلاً والنفط وصيفاً". magazine.imn.iq (in Arabic). 24 August 2017.
  8. ^ "النفط العراقي يقصي الصفاقسي التونسي من البطولة العربية". goal.com (in Arabic). 1 October 2018.
  9. ^ "النفط يخسر مجددا من الهلال ويودع البطولة العربية". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 30 November 2018.
  10. ^ The Durand Cup is the oldest existing association football tournament in the continental Asia
  11. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin. "Al-Naft – Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 30 July 2015.

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