Iraq’s 23-Man Squad for UAE game

Iraq are set to face the United Arab Emirates today in Abu Dhabi in a do or die match.Both teams have had disappointing results going into this round , as Iraq have gained only 3 points from 4 games , while the UAE have only 6. Trailing behind surprise leaders KSA , Australia , and Japan. Both teams are desperate for a win to get back in contention , as a loss for either team could cut their world cup hopes short.


This is the 23 men Radhi Shenaishil has chosen to bring home the three points.



Mohammed Hameed (Naft Al-Wasat)

Mohammed Gassid (Al-Zawraa)

Ali Abdul-Hassan (Al-Talaba)


Hussam Kathim (Al-Naft)

Ali Adnan (Udinese, Italy)

Dhurgham Ismail (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey)

Waleed Salim (Al-Shorta)

Ahmed Ibrahim (Emirates Club, UAE)

Saad Natiq (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Alaa Mhawi (Al-Zawraa)

Rebin Sulaka (Elverum Fotball, Norway)


Amjad Waleed (Al-Shorta)

Brwa Nouri (Östersunds FK, Sweden)

Saad Abdul-Amir (Al-Qadisiyah, Saudi Arabia)

Mahdi Kamel (Al-Shorta)

Amjad Attwan (Naft Al-Wasat)

Bashar Resan (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Justin Meram (Columbus Crew, USA)

Ahmed Yasin (AIK, Sweden)


Mohammed Jabbar Shokan (Al-Minaa)

Mohannad Abdul-Raheem (Al-Nasr, UAE)

Alaa Abdul-Zahra (Al-Zawraa)

Aymen Hussein (Al-Naft)