27-man squad named for Australia test

Iraq National Team manager, Radhi Shenaishil, has announced his 27-man squad for the Lions’ upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Australia and Saudi Arabia. Iraq are currently placed 5th in the group, having only earned three points in five matches. Although not the best of starts, Iraq will be hoping the second phase of group gamesย will end differently and a playoff spot will most certainly be on Shenaishil’s sights. Here’s a list of the 27 players heading to Tehran and Jeddah for theย games on the 23rd and 28th of March:

Goalkeepers

Mohammed Kassid

Jalal Hassan

Mohammed Hameed

Defendersย 

Ali Adnan

Ali Faez

Ahmed Ibrahim

Alaa Mhawi

Dhurgham Ismail

Hussam Kadhim

Mustafa Nadhim

Saad Natiq

Waleed Salim

Midfielders

Amjad Khalaf

Amjad Attwan

Ali Husni

Ahmed Yasin

Bashar Resan

Brwa Nouri

Mahdi Kamel

Mazin Fadah

Saad Abdul-Amir

Strikers

Alaa Abdul-Zahra

Hamadi Ahmad

Justin Meram

Mohanad Abdul-Rahim

Mohammed Shukan