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Name: Abbas Obiad Jassim
Birthdate: 10.12.73
Still Active: Yes
Club: Bahrain SC(BAH)
Position: Midfielder
Ex-club(s): Al-Sinaa, Talaba, Al-Zawraa, Al-Qowa Al-Jawia, Anyang LG Cheetahs(SKr), Pohang Steelers(SKr)
Info: Abbas Obiad stormed on to the international scene in the Merdeka Independence Anniversary Tournament in July 1995 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, scoring on his debut in a 2-2 draw against South Korea, he repeated the feat 2 days later in his second game against the hosts, beating three players and placing the ball past the keeper in a 2-1 win, his performances grabbed the attention of the coach of South Korean club LG Cheetahs and after only 3 caps for Iraq, he and defender Sadiq Sadoun (who also scored against the South Koreans) joined LG Cheetahs for £80,000 at the end of 1995, in the first football transaction between the 2 countries. His performances in his first season earned him a move to Pohang Steelers in July of 1997. In 1998 he scored the controversial penalty in a penalty shoot-out win over Dalian of China which helped Steelers became Asian Club Champions.Abbas starred at the 2000 Asian Cup in Lebanon where his performances earned him a place in the Asian XI voted by the AFC.

Name: Ali Wahaib Shnaiyn
Birthdate: 24.12.75
Still Active: Yes
Club: Arbil
Position: Midfielder
Ex-club(s): Talaba, CS Otelul Galati(ROM), Al-Arabi(U.A.E.)
Info: Ali Wahaib is a hugely talented and creative player with bags of skill. He made his name with the Iraqi Olympic team nearly helping the side to the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, USA. Ali started his career with Talaba in 1993, where he played until he left for Romania in 1998. In 1995, Ali reached the Asian Cup Winners Cup Final with Talaba, setting up Sabah Jeayer’s goal in a 2-1 defeat by Japanese club Bellmare Hiratsuka, the J-League sides winner was scored by a 18 year-old youngster Hidetoshi Nakata, the same player that later on went to play in Italy. In 1998, he went to Romania and trained with Rocar Bucharest before nearly joining Sportul Studentesc after impressing in 4 friendly games before eventually signing for CS Otelul Galati on 5th March 1998. He played 8 matches in Romania for both Sportul and Otelul, scoring 4 goals, but made only one first team appearance.

Name: Laith Hussein Shihaib
Birthdate: 19.3.69
Still Active: Yes
Club: Al-Ahly(BAH)
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Ex-club(s): Ommal, Al-Zawraa, Al-Rasheed(Al-Karkh from 91), Al-Wakra(QA), Al-Ansar(LEB),
Info: A player who packs enormous power into his 5 and a half size boots, equipped with explosive pace, and the ability to hit 30-yard, top-corner 'sizzlers' with either foot and is equally effective as a wide man or as a central striker. Returned to Al-Zawraa in early 2000, helping the club to the Iraqi league title and Cup, after a 3 year spell at top Lebanese club Al-Ansar, where he was used as a scapegoat for the clubs failure to land a consecutive 11th League title. Made his international debut at the age of 17 in 1986. He played in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul and helped Iraq win the Asian Youth Championship in Doha, Qatar. In the World Youth Cup in Saudi Arabia a year later, he was on the verge of joining Spanish giants Barcelona, after scoring one of the goals in a 2-0 win over Spain, helping Iraq to top their group. A feared dead-ball specialist and something of a way-ward genius, who had 2 seasons in Qatar with Al-Wakra from 94. Laith has scored 47 goals in 100 games for Iraq.

Name: Ahmad Radhi Amaiesh
Birthdate: 27.3.64
Still Active: No
Club: Al-Zawraa
Position: Forward
Ex-club(s): Al-Rasheed(Al-Karkh from 1991), Al-Wakra(QA), Dibba Al-Husin(U.A.E.)
Info: Ahmad Radhi is perhaps the most outstanding Iraqi player of all time.He was a striker capable of scoring any kind of goal whether a volley from 35 yards, a free-kick or an easy tap-in. He starred at the 1986 World Cup finals in Mexico, scoring Iraq’s first & only goal in the World Cup in a 2-1 defeat against Belgium, he was also denied a goal in Iraq’s first World Cup game against Paraguay when the referee blew his whistle a split-second before his header crossed the line. After the finals, his club Al-Rasheed were offered $1m by Uruguayan giants Penarol for their star player, but it was quickly rejected. With Al-Rasheed, he won 4 Iraqi league & 2 cup titles and a record 3 Arab Club Championships, with Iraq he won 2 Arab Championships, 1 Pan-Arab Games & a Gulf Cup, while he also represented Iraq in the Olympics in 1988. In 1988, was voted Asian player of the year & 9th best Asian player of the century in 1999. He retired in July of 1999 after helping Al-Zawraa to the double.

Name: Haidar Mahmoud Majid
Birthdate: 1973
Still Active: Yes
Club: Al-Zawraa
Position: Defender/Midfielder
Ex-club(s): Al-Tajara, Al-Nafat, Talaba, Johor Bharu FC(MAL)
Info: Haidar Mahmoud is one of the best wing-backs in Asia and is also one of the first names on the Iraqi team sheet, whose performances for club and country over the years have been breathtaking. A dangerous attacking player whose runs nearly always results in a goal. The Al-Zawraa star made his name in Iraq’s 1996 Olympic team alongside Abbas Obiad and Qahtan Chathir, that nearly qualified to the finals in Atlanta. The right-sided defender scored 2 goals in a 4-1 win over Thailand in the 1996 Asian Cup in the Emirates and scored one in the 2000 Asian Cup in Lebanon, ironically in a 2-0 win over the same opposition.He was an inspirational substitute during the Pan-Arab Games final against Jordan, scoring a headed goal from Abdul-Wahab’s free-kick a few minutes after coming on, helping Iraq score their 3rd goal in a matter of minutes to cut a 4-0 deficit in the last 15 minutes of the game, Razzaq Farhan scored the important 4th goal in the 87 minute to put the game into the extra-time.

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