Hussein Luaibi (Arabic: حسين لعيبي‎; born in 1953 is an Iraqi coach and former footballer, he played as a forward.[1]

Hussein Luaibi
Personal information
Full name Hussein Luaibi Munshid
Date of birth (1953-07-01) 1 July 1953 (age 66)
Place of birth Iraq
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Al-Naft assistant coach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1972 Al-Najda
1972–1973 Al-Aliyat
1973–1979 Al-Shorta
1979–1989 Al-Tayaran
National team
1976 Iraq military 2 (0)
1977–1978 Iraq U20 8 (5)
1976–1978 Iraq 13 (2)
Teams managed
2010 Al-Naft
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Luaibi started playing for Al-Najda FC and then Al-Aliyat FC. He then moved to Al-Shorta, where he played with them for six seasons, then moved to Al-Tayaran and stayed with them for 10 seasons until his retirement in 1989. In 27 years of playing he did not get one color card.[1]

Asian title and the first Iraqi goal in FIFA U-20Edit

Luaibi played the youth team and won the 1977 AFC Youth Championship in Tehran[2], than played in the 1977 FIFA World Youth Championship in Tunisia with the first participation of Iraq in the history of the tournament and scored the first goal of an Iraqi player in the history of this tournament, which scored against Soviet Union on 26 June 1977, and scored against Austria too.[3]

International careerEdit

On September 5, 1976 Luaibi played his debut with Iraq against Saudi Arabia in fully international match, in the Friendly match in Riyadh, which ended 0-0.[3]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Iraq's goal tally first.[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 October 1976 Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad   Libya 2–1 3–1 Friendly
2. 3–1

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "لاعب المنتخبات الوطنية السابق والمدرب الحالي حسين لعيبي :لم أتحصل على أية بطاقة ملونة والمدرب المحلي ظلمني بلا أسباب". adawaanews.net (in Arabic). 28 October 2013.
  2. ^ "حسين لعيبي .. حقق منجزا ذهبيا مع أبطال شباب آسيا وظلم دوليا". adawaanews.net (in Arabic). 7 September 2010.
  3. ^ a b c "تاريخ الكرة العراقية عام 1976-". niiiis.com (in Arabic). 2 July 2009.
  4. ^ Al Shorta SC: Greatest 50 Players