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Amanat Baghdad (Arabic: نادي امانة بغداد‎), is an Iraqi football team based in Karkh District, West Districts of the Tigris River, Baghdad.

Amanat Baghdad
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Full nameAmanat Baghdad Sports Club
Nickname(s)Lions of the Capital,
Qaher Al-Amaliqa[1]
FoundedJuly 1, 1957 as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab
GroundAmanat Baghdad Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
ChairmanFalah Mendeb Al-Masudi
ManagerEssam Hamad Salem
LeagueIraqi Premier League
2017–18Iraqi Premier League, 7th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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HistoryEdit

  • On July 1, 1957, Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركابliterally: Passenger Transport Department) were formed.[2]
  • In 1957, Amana Al-Asama (Arabic: امانة العاصمةliterally: Capital Secretariat) were formed.[3]
  • In 1974, Al-Baladiyat (Arabic: البلدياتliterally: Municipalities) were formed by the merger of Maslahat Naqil Al-Rakab and Esalet Al-Mai (Arabic: إساله المايliterally: Water Liquefaction).[4][5]
  • In 1977, Al-Amana (Arabic: الأمانةliterally: Secretariat) were formed by the merger of Al-Baladiyat and Amana Al-Asama.[5]
  • On August 5, 2009, Al-Amana renamed to Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد‎).[6]
  • In 2014, Baghdad renamed to Amanat Baghdad (Arabic: أمانة بغدادliterally: Mayoralty of Baghdad).[7]

StadiumEdit

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

SquadEdit

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

No. Position Player
2   DF Haider Fayeq
4   DF Meilad Falah
5   FW Mustafa Karim
6   MF Jassim Mohammed
7   MF Sattar Jabbar
8   FW Aladdin Dali (on loan from Qatar)
10   FW Mohaymen Salim
11   MF Sattar Yassin
14   MF Khaldoun Ibrahim (Captain)
17   MF Ali Hussein
18   FW Ali Qasim
19   MF Mohammed Salam
23   GK Ali Mtashar
No. Position Player
24   MF Abbas Abdul Hadi
25   GK Ali Abdul Kadhim
26   DF Ammar Kadhim
33   DF Majed Jawad
36   MF Mohammed Mohsen (on loan from Al-Shorta)
72   DF Mohammed Gabr (on loan from Al-Ittihad Alexandria)
99   FW Sajjad Hussein
  FW Richard Zumah
  FW Mohammed Shahin (on loan from Tala'ea El Gaish)
  GK Mohammed Shaker
  DF Ammouri Eidan

Technical staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager: Essam Hamad Salem  
Assistant manager: Wissam Talib  
Assistant manager: Muneer Jaber  
Goalkeeping coach: Ahmad Jassim  
Administrative director: Mohammed Farhan  

Last updated: 29 December 2018
Source: Kooora.com

HonoursEdit

1956–57, 1960–61, 1964–65, 1970–71 (as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab)
1958–59 (as Amanat Al-Asima)
1990–91
2004–05 (shared)
  • Al-Muthabara Cup: (1)
1965 (as Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab)

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. ^ "كأس العراق الفرق الفائزة ببطولة كأس العراق". w.mdar.co (in Arabic). 23 October 2016.
  3. ^ List of Iraqi League Champions
  4. ^ Iraqi League 1974–75
  5. ^ a b "الزوراء يواجه بغداد في افتتاح دوري النخبة". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 13 July 2010.
  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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