Iraq squad announced for Japan

Iraq head coach Basim Qasim has named his squad today ahead of the Lions’ match against Japan in the second round of World Cup Qualifiers.

Qasim’s first two games in the Iraq dugout has ended without defeat as a 1-0 win against Jordan and a 0-0 draw with South Korea puts hisย side in good shape for next week’s match.ย 

Goalkeepers:

Jalal Hassan (Naft Al-Wasat)

Mohammed Gassid (Al-Zawraa)

Fahad Talib (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Defenders:

Ali Adnan (Udinese, Italy)

Waleed Salim (Al-Shorta)

Mustafa Nadhim (Al-Minaa)

Ahmed Ibrahim (Emirates Club, UAE)

Saad Natiq (Al-Markhiya, Qatar)

Rebin Sulaka (Elverum, Norway)

Ahmed Abdul-Ridha (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Midfielders:

Amjad Waleed (Al-Shorta)

Brwa Nouri (ร–stersunds FK, Sweden)

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

Mahdi Kamel (Al-Shorta)

Amjad Attwan (Naft Al-Wasat)

Bashar Resan (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Ahmed Yasin (AIK, Sweden)

Humam Tariq (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Forwards

Hammadi Ahmed (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya)

Mohannad Abdul-Raheem (Al-Zawraa)

Alaa Abdul-Zahra (Al-Zawraa)

Ayman Hussein (Al-Naft)