Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Iraq Away 2009

Flag of Iraq

First international: Morocco 3-3 Iraq (1957)

Biggest win: Iraq 10-1 Bahrain (1966)

Biggest loss: Germany 5-0 Iraq (1970)

Most capped: Hussein Saeed (126 caps)

Top scorer: Hussein Saeed (61 caps)

Star player: Nashat Akram (Malaga CF)

Although not many people know of Iraq being a good footballing nation in the world they have actually won the 2007 Asian cup which is a big achievement for them. Most other times they get around the quarter final stage. Nashat Akram is their only player that people may know as he know plays for Malaga.

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