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.
|Full name||Amanat Baghdad Sport Club|
|Nickname(s)||Lions of the Capital,|
|Founded||1 July 1957, as Amanat Al-Asima|
|Ground||Amanat Baghdad Stadium|
|Chairman||Falah Mendeb Al-Masudi|
|League||Iraq Division One|
|2021–22||Iraqi Premier League, 18th of 20 (relegated)|
On 1 July 1957, Amanat Al-Asima (Arabic: أمانة العاصمة, lit. 'Capital Mayoralty') were formed to represent the Municipality of Baghdad. 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). On 5 August 2009, Al-Amana SC was renamed to Baghdad SC (Arabic: بغداد). In 2014, Baghdad SC renamed to Amanat Baghdad SC (Arabic: أمانة بغداد).
Al-Baladiyat SC (Arabic: البلديات, lit. 'Municipalities') 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.
Maslahat Naqil Al-RukabEdit
Maslahat Naqil Al-Rukab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركاب, lit. 'Passenger Transport Service') was a team formed in 1956. 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.
Since 2011, Amanat Baghdad have got their own stadium. The Amanat Baghdad Stadium holds 5,000 people.
- 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.
|Fitness coach:||Raad Salman|
|Goalkeeping coach:||Haitham Khalil|
|Team supervisor:||Ahmed Ezzat|
Updated to match played 3 August 2020
- Iraq Division One (second tier)
- Winners (2): 1990–91, 2004–05 (shared)
- Police Director General Cup
- Winners (2): 1959, 1960
- The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup whilst playing for Al-Amana:
- 2009 – Essam Yassin
- "شباب نادي امانة بغداد.. مواهب متميزة ومدربين كبار وبناء علمي صحيح". aladalanews.net (in Arabic). 31 August 2015.
- List of Iraqi League Champions
- "الزوراء يواجه بغداد في افتتاح دوري النخبة". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 13 July 2010.
- "نادي الأمانة يغير اسمه الى بغداد اعتبارا من الأربعاء". ankawa.com (in Arabic). 6 August 2009.
- "تغيير اسم نادي بغداد الى "أمانة بغداد" وتسمية عبعوب رئيسا فخريا له". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). 2 February 2014.
- Iraqi League 1974–75
- "كأس العراق الفرق الفائزة ببطولة كأس العراق". w.mdar.co (in Arabic). 23 October 2016.