Baghdad FC

Baghdad FC
Baghdad FC
Baghdad FC logo.png
Full name Baghdad Football Club
Founded July 1, 1957 as Baladiyat (Municipalities)
1977 renamed to Al-Amana
August 5, 2009 renamed to Baghdad FC
Chairman Iraq Dr. Saber AL-Isawi
Manager Iraq Karim Kurdy
League Iraqi Premier League
2010-11 South Group 3rd
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

Baghdad FC (Arabic: نادي بغداد‎), is an Iraqi football team based in Baghdad.



On July 1, 1957 Al-Baladiyat (Arabic: البلدياتliterally: Municipalities) were formed by the merger of Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab (Arabic: مصلحة نقل الركابliterally: Passenger Transport Department) and Esalet Al-Mai (Arabic: إساله المايliterally: Water Liquefaction).[1] In 1977 Al-Baladiyat renamed to Al-Amana (Arabic: الأمانة‎)[2], until August 5, 2009 the team renamed again but to Baghdad FC.


Since 2011 Baghdad FC have got their own stadium. The Baghdad Stadium holds 5,000 people.

Current squad


Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Iraq DF Bassim Abbas
4 Iraq MF Ali Adnan
5 Iraq DF Ahmed Muhsin
8 Iraq MF Rafid Ibrahim
9 Iraq FW Osama Shayyal
11 Iraq FW Tassyer Abdul-Hussein (captain)
12 Iraq GK Muhannad Jabbar
14 Iraq DF Haidar Obeid (vice-captain)
15 Iraq MF Essam Yassin
16 Iraq DF Ahmad Mnajed
18 Iraq MF Haidar Allawi
19 Iraq MF Adil Abd Zaid
20 Iraq FW Marwan Abbas
No. Position Player
21 Iraq GK Nebras Salman
27 Iraq DF Ali Nowman
33 Iraq FW Ammar Ahmed
55 Iraq DF Mohammed Hadi
70 Iraq MF Murtadha Jawad
71 Iraq GK Muhaned Qasem
77 Iraq MF Sameh Saeed Mejbel
Iraq GK Saqar Ajeel Al-Janabi
Iraq DF Raad Magtoof
Iraq DF Salam Muhsen
Iraq MF Hassan Turki
Iraq MF Suhail Naeem
Iraq FW Ali Jawad
Iraq FW Salar Abdul-Jabar


  • League of the Institutes: (2)
1964-65, 1970-71 (as Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab)

Individual Honours

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

The following players have played in the FIFA Confederations Cup whilst playing for Al-Amana:
  • Iraq 2009 - Essam Yassin

Notable former players


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