Naft Al-Junoob SC
|Full name||Naft al-Junoob Sport Club|
|Ground||Basra Sports City (temporary use)|
|Chairman||Mohammed Hussein Wali|
|League||Iraqi Premier League|
|2017–18||Iraqi Premier League, 10th|
Naft Al-Junoob contest the Basra Derby with Al-Minaa. Since 2005, there have been 25 competitive Basra Derbies. Al-Minaa are tied with Naft Al-Junoob in the number of wins in matches with 7 games each; there have been 11 draws. The most decisive result in an Al-Minaa–Naft Al-Junoob game is Al-Minaa's 4–1 victory at Al Mina'a Stadium, their home ground, in March 11, 2005. There have been two incidences of 3–1, Al-Minaa have been won in both matches; home in December 2005, and away in January 2006. The competitions saw 45 goals scored, 24 for Al-Minaa and 21 for Naft Al-Junoob; the individual player who scored the most goals was Al-Minaa's Ihsan Hadi, who scored five goals. And there are five players who scored for both teams, they are Alaa Aasi, Nasser Talla'a, Ahmed Hassan, Sajjad Abdul Kadhim and Hussam Malek.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Current technical staffEdit
|Assistant manager:||Alaa Nayrouz|
|Assistant manager:||Ammar Hussein|
|Goalkeeping coach:||Akram Sabeeh|
|Fitness coach:||Hassan Darwish|
|Administrative director:||Ibrahim Dahlouss|
Last updated: 19 January 2017
- Hassan Mawla (2004–2005)
- Abdul Karim Jassim (2005–2006)
- Abdul Razzak Ahmed (2006–2007)
- Aqeel Hato (2007–2009)
- Asaad Abdul Razzak (2009–2010)
- Abdul Karim Jassim (2010–2011)
- Hameed Salman (2011–2012)
- Adel Nasser (2012–2014)
- Emad Aoda (2014–2015)
- Hassan Mawla (2015–2016)
- Ali Wahab (2016–2017)
- Adel Nasser (2017–present)
Naft Al-Janoob Handball team team won the Iraqi Handball League title at 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons. The team also participated in Asian Club League Handball Championship and Arab Handball Championship of Champions as a representative of Iraq.
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