Iraq National Football team who is one of the participating nation in the Men’s Soccer event in Rio Olympic games 2016. Iraq who is including in the Group A along with Brazil, South Africa and Denmark. Nickname of Iraq Men’s Football team is Lions of Mesopotamia [Usood Al-Rafidain].
Iraq Head Coach of Abdul-Ghani Shahad revelead the 18 athletes for the upcoming Rio games for the Football events. Saad Abdul-Amir will be leading the iraq men’s football team in Rio games.
Iraq Soccer Squad for Rio 2016 Olympic games
|#||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Fahad Talib||21 October 1994||9||0||Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya|
|GK||Mohammed Hameed||24 January 1993||7||0||Naft Al-Wasat|
|DF||Mustafa Nadhim||23 September 1993||28||4||Naft Al-Wasat|
|DF||Dhurgham Ismail||May 23, 1994||12||1||Rizespor|
|DF||Saad Natiq||19 March 1994||11||1||Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya|
|DF||Ali Adnan||19 December 1993||10||5||Udinese|
|DF||Ali Faez||9 September 1994||9||1||Rizespor|
|DF||Ahmad Ibrahim *||25 February 1992||6||0||Unattached|
|DF||Alaa Ali Mhawi||3 June 1996||5||0||Al-Zawraa|
|DF||Hawbir Mustafa||24 September 1993||0||0||MVV Maastricht|
|MF||Mahdi Kamel||6 January 1995||26||6||Al-Shorta|
|MF||Humam Tariq||10 February 1996||12||5||Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya|
|MF||Ali Husni||23 May 1994||9||3||Rizespor|
|MF||Amjad Attwan||12 March 1997||5||2||Al-Shorta|
|MF||Saad Abdul-Amir * (Captain)||19 January 1992||4||0||Al-Qadisiyah|
|FW||Mohannad Abdul-Raheem||22 September 1993||15||5||Al-Zawraa|
|FW||Hammadi Ahmad *||18 October 1989||0||0||Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya|
|FW||Sherko Karim||25 May 1996||0||0||Grasshopper|
In the Men’s Football tournament at the 2016 Summer olympics Iraq team including the Group A thus in the group stage they have to takes against Brazil, South Africa and Denmark team While Iraq soccer team start the rio campaign by playing the first match against Denmark on 4th August 2016.
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Iraq Men’s Football Schedule for Rio 2016
4 August 2016
Iraq vs Denmark
7 August 2016
Brazil vs Iraq
10 August 2016
South Africa vs Iraq