Naft Maysan FC
Naft Maysan FC (Arabic: نادي نفط ميسان, lit. 'Maysan's Oil') is an Iraqi professional football club based in Amarah, Maysan that competes in the Iraqi Premier League, the top flight of Football in Iraq.
|Full name||Naft Missan Football Club|
|Nickname(s)||Fursan Al Mamlaka (Kingdom knights)|
|Ground||Maysan Olympic Stadium|
|League||Iraqi Premier League|
|2020–21||Iraqi Premier League, 13th of 20|
Naft Maysan Sport Club was founded in 2003 by the Ministry of Oil. In 2009–10 season, the club was playing in the Iraqi Premier League until it relegated to Iraq Division One in the 2011 season. But the team returned to play in the Iraqi Premier League after winning the runner-up in the 2012–13 Iraq Division One where it remains.
Oil Minister's CupEdit
In addition to the club's participation in the Iraqi Premier League and Iraq FA Cup, the club participates in the “ Oil Minister's Cup “ championship with the clubs belonging to the Ministry of Oil periodically.
- As of 23 October 2020
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Current technical staffEdit
Updated to match played 7 August 2020
|Period||Sports Services and marketing|
The season-by-season performance of the club over the recent years:
|2009–10||Iraqi Premier League||17||34||12||11||11||44||37||+7||47||—|
|2010–11||Iraqi Premier League||20||26||6||7||13||20||29||-9||25||—|
|2011–12||Iraq Division One||2 – Group 2||28||17||4||7||58||34||+24||55||—|
|2012–13||Iraq Division One||2||30||19||7||4||72||30||+42||64||1R|
|2013–14||Iraqi Premier League||13||21||6||6||9||25||29||-4||24||—|
|2014–15||Iraqi Premier League||12||16||3||8||5||14||20||-6||17||—|
|2015–16||Iraqi Premier League||10||17||3||6||5||16||16||0||24||—|
|2016–17||Iraqi Premier League||11||36||8||15||13||28||36||-8||39||QR|
|2017–18||Iraqi Premier League||8||38||13||10||15||45||37||+8||49||—|
All-time top goalscorersEdit
- As of 16 July 2019
|5||Ali Abed Thyab||2009–2011||10|
- Players in bold are still available for selection.
- "Interview with chairman of Naft Maysan Club". alnoor.se (in Arabic). April 26, 2008.
- "42 clubs will play in Iraqi Premier League". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). August 11, 2009.
- "Naft Maysan returned to play in the Iraqi Premier League". adwaa-nasiriyah.com (in Arabic). October 7, 2013.
- "Naft Maysan play in the Oil Minister's Cup". almadapaper.net (in Arabic). July 11, 2010.