Amanat Baghdad SC

Amanat Baghdad Sport Club (Arabic: نادي امانة بغداد‎ الرياضي‎, lit. 'Mayoralty of Baghdad') is a football team based in Karkh District, Baghdad, Iraq. Formed in 1957 as Amanat Al-Asima (Arabic: امانة العاصمة‎, lit. 'Capital Secretariat'), the club has finished runners-up of the 1975–76 Iraq FA Cup.

Amanat Baghdad
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Full nameAmanat Baghdad Sport Club
Nickname(s)Lions of the Capital,
Qaher Al-Amaliqa[1]
Founded1 July 1957; 63 years ago (1 July 1957), as Amanat Al-Asima
GroundAmanat Baghdad Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
ChairmanFalah Mendeb Al-Masudi
ManagerEssam Hamad Salem
LeagueIraqi Premier League
2018–19Iraqi Premier League, 8th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

On 1 July 1957, Amanat Al-Asima (Arabic: امانة العاصمة‎, lit. 'Capital Secretariat') were formed.[2] In 1977, Amanat Al-Asima merged with Al-Baladiyat to form Al-Amana (Arabic: الأمانة‎, lit. 'Secretariat').[3] Al-Baladiyat (Arabic: البلديات‎, lit. 'Municipalities')[3] were a club formed in 1974 by the merger of Esalet Al-Mai (Arabic: إسالة الماء‎, lit. 'Water Liquefaction'; formed in 1954)[4] and Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركاب‎, lit. 'Passenger Transport Department'; formed in 1956).[5]

On 5 August, 2009, Al-Amana was renamed to Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد‎).[6] In 2014, Baghdad renamed to Amanat Baghdad (Arabic: أمانة بغداد‎, lit. 'Mayoralty of Baghdad').[7]

StadiumEdit

Since 2011 Amanat Baghdad have got their own stadium. The Amanat Baghdad Stadium holds 5,000 people.

SquadEdit

As of 12 January 2020

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 Ahmed Khudhair
2 DF   IRQ Montadhar Sattar
3 DF   IRQ Ali Hussein Habib
4 DF   IRQ Milad Falah
5 FW   IRQ Mustafa Karim (captain)
6 MF   IRQ Omar Jabbar
7 FW   IRQ Ali Saad
8 MF   IRQ Thamer Barghash
9 FW   IRQ Sajjad Hussein
10 FW   IRQ Jabbar Karim
11 MF   IRQ Moammal Abdul Redha
12 MF   IRQ Mustafa Falah
13 DF   IRQ Ayman Rzayej
14 DF   JOR Yousef Al-Alousi
15 FW   IRQ Sajjad Hassan
16 GK   IRQ Ali Jassim
17 MF   IRQ Ali Rashid
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   IRQ Ali Qasim
19 MF   IRQ Mohammed Salam
20 MF   IRQ Ahmed Jabbar
21 GK   IRQ Sarhang Muhsin
22 GK   IRQ Ali Faisal
24 FW   CIV Jean Firmin Koré
25 MF   IRQ Sattar Yassin
26 DF   IRQ Laith Najm
27 MF   IRQ Bashir Mohammed
28 MF   IRQ Hussein Abdullah
29 FW   IRQ Mustafa Hani
30 DF   NGA Samuel Eko
31 DF   IRQ Karrar Mohammed
32 MF   IRQ Amir Kadhim
33 FW   IRQ Redha Fadhel
34 MF   IRQ Rafed Muayyed
FW   LBN Mohamad Kdouh

Technical staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager: Essam Hamad  
Assistant manager: Wissam Talib  
Fitness coach: Raad Salman  
Goalkeeping coach: Haitham Khalil  
Team supervisor: Ahmed Ezzat  

Updated to match played 3 August 2020
Source: [1]

Managerial historyEdit

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

NationalEdit

RegionalEdit

FriendlyEdit

  • Police Director General Cup
    • Winners (2): 1959, 1960 (as Amanat Al-Asima)

Individual honoursEdit

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup whilst playing for Al-Amana:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "شباب نادي امانة بغداد.. مواهب متميزة ومدربين كبار وبناء علمي صحيح". aladalanews.net (in Arabic). 31 August 2015.
  2. ^ List of Iraqi League Champions
  3. ^ a b "الزوراء يواجه بغداد في افتتاح دوري النخبة". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 13 July 2010.
  4. ^ Iraqi League 1974–75
  5. ^ "كأس العراق الفرق الفائزة ببطولة كأس العراق". w.mdar.co (in Arabic). 23 October 2016.
  6. ^ "نادي الأمانة يغير اسمه الى بغداد اعتبارا من الأربعاء". ankawa.com (in Arabic). 6 August 2009.
  7. ^ "تغيير اسم نادي بغداد الى "أمانة بغداد" وتسمية عبعوب رئيسا فخريا له". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 2 February 2014.

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