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.

Naft Missan
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Full nameNaft Missan Football Club
Nickname(s)Fursan Al Mamlaka (Kingdom knights)
Founded2003; 18 years ago (2003)
GroundMaysan Olympic Stadium
Capacity25,000
ChairmanYahya Zghayer
ManagerUday Ismail
LeagueIraqi Premier League
2020–21Iraqi Premier League, 13th of 20
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

Naft Maysan Sport Club was founded in 2003 by the Ministry of Oil.[1] In 2009–10 season, the club was playing in the Iraqi Premier League[2] 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[3] 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.[4]

Current squadEdit

First-team squadEdit

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.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   IRQ Hassan Najem
2 DF   IRQ Sattar Jabbar
3 DF   IRQ Ali Mahmoud
4 DF   IRQ Ahmed Khaled
5 DF   IRQ Ali Holo
6 MF   IRQ Sajjad Jabbar
7 FW   IRQ Mustafa Al-Amin Ali
8 MF   IRQ Hassan Hamoud
10 MF   IRQ Ahmed Saeed
11 FW   IRQ Karrar Ali
12 GK   IRQ Alaa Ahmed Qasim
14 MF   IRQ Ali Qasim
15 MF   IRQ Wissam Saadoun (Captain)
16 DF   IRQ Sajjad Ahmed
17 MF   IRQ Mashkour Karim
18 DF   IRQ Hassan Abdul Zahra
20 MF   IRQ Alaa Saad
21 MF   IRQ Haider Mohsin
No. Pos. Nation Player
22 GK   IRQ Noor Sabri
25 DF   IRQ Hussein Matar
27 DF   IRQ Abdul Muhaymen Jabbar
28 MF   IRQ Jafar Gatea
29 FW   IRQ Murtaja Adel Nasser
30 GK   IRQ Alaa Abdul Karim
31 MF   IRQ Akram Raheem
32 MF   IRQ Hassanain Abdul Ridha
33 MF   IRQ Mohammed Foad
34 DF   CIV Zoe Alain Gamaliel
36 MF   NIG Ousmane Diabaté
37 MF   IRQ Jafar Nasser
38 DF   IRQ Fadhel Karim
61 MF   YEM Nasser Mohammedoh
77 MF   IRQ Mustafa Abdul Mahdi
91 FW   IRQ Ahmed Saadoun
99 FW   IRQ Ahmed Abdul Razzaq

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager: Uday Ismail  
Assistant manager: Mizher Rahim  
Assistant manager: Salman Abdul-Hassan  
Goalkeeping coach: Ahmed Abdul Ridha Osmali  
Director of football: Ahmed Salim  
Administrative director: Ali Dawoud  
Team analyst: Ramadan Al-Zubaidy  
Club doctor: Aboud Hameed  
U-16 Manager: Sattar Shet  

Updated to match played 7 August 2020
Source:[citation needed]

Kit suppliersEdit

Period Kit manufacturer
2020– Umbro

Sports ServicesEdit

Period Sports Services and marketing
2020– PRO

Managerial historyEdit

RecordsEdit

StatisticsEdit

The season-by-season performance of the club over the recent years:

Season League Rank P W D L F A GD Pts Cup
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
# Nat. Name Career Goals
1   Wissam Saadoun 2009–2019 48
2   Ahmed Saeed 2015–2019 19
3   Karrar Ali 2016–2019 12
4   Hassan Hamoud 2009–2019 11
  Thamir Barghash 2013–2019
5   Ali Abed Thyab 2009–2011 10
6   Khodor Salame 2013–2015 9
7   Mohammed Zamil 2009–2019 8
  • Players in bold are still available for selection.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Interview with chairman of Naft Maysan Club". alnoor.se (in Arabic). April 26, 2008.
  2. ^ "42 clubs will play in Iraqi Premier League". alsumaria.tv (in Arabic). August 11, 2009.
  3. ^ "Naft Maysan returned to play in the Iraqi Premier League". adwaa-nasiriyah.com (in Arabic). October 7, 2013.
  4. ^ "Naft Maysan play in the Oil Minister's Cup". almadapaper.net (in Arabic). July 11, 2010.

External linksEdit