Amanat Baghdad SC

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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: أمانة العاصمة, lit.'Capital Mayoralty'), the team merged with Al-Baladiyat SC in 1977, who had finished as runners-up of the 1975–76 Iraq FA Cup.

Amanat Baghdad
Baghdad FC Logo.png
Full nameAmanat Baghdad Sport Club
Nickname(s)Lions of the Capital,
Qaher Al-Amaliqa[1]
Founded1 July 1957; 65 years ago (1 July 1957), as Amanat Al-Asima
GroundAmanat Baghdad Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
ChairmanFalah Mendeb Al-Masudi
ManagerWissam Talib
LeagueIraq Division One
2021–22Iraqi Premier League, 18th of 20 (relegated)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

On 1 July 1957, Amanat Al-Asima (Arabic: أمانة العاصمة, lit.'Capital Mayoralty') were formed to represent the Municipality of Baghdad.[2] Amanat Al-Asima won the Iraq Central FA League title in the 1958–59 season and won the Police Director General Cup twice in 1959 and 1960.

In 1977, Amanat Al-Asima merged with Al-Baladiyat SC to form Al-Amana SC (Arabic: الأمانة).[3] On 5 August 2009, Al-Amana SC was renamed to Baghdad SC (Arabic: بغداد).[4] In 2014, Baghdad SC renamed to Amanat Baghdad SC (Arabic: أمانة بغداد).[5]

Merged teamsEdit

Al-BaladiyatEdit

Al-Baladiyat SC (Arabic: البلديات, lit.'Municipalities')[3] was a club formed in 1974 by the merger of Isalat Al-Mai and Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab. Al-Baladiyat finished as runners-up of the Iraq FA Cup in the 1975–76 season.

Isalat Al-MaiEdit

Isalat Al-Mai (Arabic: إسالة الماء, lit.'Water Board') was a team formed in 1954.[6] Isalat Al-Mai won the Iraq Central FA Second Division in the 1959–60 season.

Maslahat Naqil Al-RukabEdit

 
Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab logo

Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركاب, lit.'Passenger Transport Service') was a team formed in 1956.[7] Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab won the Iraq Central FA League four times in 1956–57, 1960–61, 1964–65 and 1970–71, and finished as runners-up in 1967–68. They also won the Iraq Central FA Perseverance Cup in 1965.

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
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 Sule Samuel
31 DF   IRQ Karrar Mohammed
32 MF   IRQ Amir Kadhim
33 FW   IRQ Redha Fadhel
34 MF   IRQ Rafed Muayyed
88 FW   LBN Mohamad Kdouh
- MF   CIV Sadia Olivier Bleu

Technical staffEdit

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

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

Managerial historyEdit

HonoursEdit

NationalEdit

RegionalEdit

FriendlyEdit

  • Police Director General Cup
    • Winners (2): 1959, 1960

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. ^ "نادي الأمانة يغير اسمه الى بغداد اعتبارا من الأربعاء". ankawa.com (in Arabic). 6 August 2009.
  5. ^ "تغيير اسم نادي بغداد الى "أمانة بغداد" وتسمية عبعوب رئيسا فخريا له". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 2 February 2014.
  6. ^ Iraqi League 1974–75
  7. ^ "كأس العراق الفرق الفائزة ببطولة كأس العراق". w.mdar.co (in Arabic). 23 October 2016.

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