Iraq - List of Cup Winners


Casuals Cup history (1923/24-1935/36)
Prince Ghazi Cup history (1931/32-1934/35)


Iraqi FA Cup Championship

NB: competition was considered the national championship but played in
    knock-out format; clubs were divided over 2 divisions, the champions
    below are those of the first level.  A Baghdad-based league was first
    held in 1961/62.

1956/57   Al-Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab 
1957/58   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 
1958/59   Amana Al-Asama 
1959/60   Nadi Athori [aka Assyrian SC]
1960/61   Al-Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab 

Iraqi FA Cup

1961/62     not known
1962/63   Al-Quwa Al-Jawia
1963/64   Maslaha
1964-72     not known
1972/73   Al-Tayaran
1973/74   Al-Tayaran       2-1 Sikak Al-Hadeed 
1974/75   Al-Tayaran
1975/76   Al-Zawra         5-0 Baladiyat  
1976/77     not held
1977/78   Al-Tayaran       1-1 Al-Shurta        [aet, 5-3 pen]
1978/79   Al-Zawra         3-1 Al-Jaish
1979/80   Al-Jaish         1-1 Talaba           [aet, 4-2 pen]
1980/81   Al-Zawra         1-0 Talaba
1981/82   Al-Zawra         2-1 Talaba
1982/83   Al-Jaish         2-1 Al-Shabab
1983/84   Al-Sena'a        0-0 Al-Shabab        [aet, 5-4 pen]
1984/85     not finished
1985/86     not held
1986/87   Al-Rasheed       1-1 Al-Jaish         [aet, 4-3 pen]
1987/88   Al-Rasheed       0-0 Al-Zawra         [aet, 4-3 pen]
1988/89   Al-Zawra         3-0 Al-Tayaran
1989/90   Al-Zawra         0-0 Al-Shabab        [aet, 2-1 pen]
1990/91   Al-Zawra         1-1 Al-Jaish         [aet, 4-3 pen]
1991/92   Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 2-1 Khutut
1992/93   Al-Zawra         2-1 Talaba
1993/94   Al-Zawra         2-1 Talaba
1994/95   Al-Zawra         3-0 Al-Jaish
1995/96   Al-Zawra         2-1 Al-Shurta 
1996/97   Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 1-1 Al-Shurta        [aet, 8-7 pen]
1997/98   Al-Zawra         1-1 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia [aet, 4-3 pen]
1998/99   Al-Zawra         1-0 Talaba           [asdet]
1999/00   Al-Zawra         0-0 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia [aet, 4-3 pen]
2000/01     not held
2001/02   Talaba           1-0 Al-Shurta 
2002/03   Talaba           1-0 Al-Shurta 

Total Number of Wins

 14  Al-Zawra (Baghdad)

  7  Al-Quwa Al-Jawia (=Air Force) (Baghdad) [includes Al-Tayaran]

  2  Al-Jaish (=Army) (Baghdad) 
     Al-Rasheed (replaced by Al-Karkh in 1991)
     Talaba (=Students)

  1  Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab (=Passenger Transport Department)
     Nadi Athori (=Assyrian Sports Club)
     Al-Sena'a (=Industry)

NB: Al-Tayaran (Airlines) was the name of Al-Quwa Al-Jawia from 1968 to 1991.


Al-Muthabara Cup (Super Cup)

1997      Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 3-1 Al-Zawra
1998      Al-Zawra         1-0 Al-Shurta
1999      Al-Zawra         2-2 Talaba           [5-4 pen]
2000      Al-Zawra         1-0 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 
2001      Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 1-0 Al-Zawra
2002      Talaba           2-1 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia [aet]

Umm Al-Maarak Cup (Mother of All Battles Cup)

Initiated in September 1991, following the Gulf War. Played between the top-6 sides of the league in the first edition, nowadays between the top-8. After the attack on Iraq in spring 2003, the tournament is called Baghdad Championship (presumably since all matches are played in Baghdad).

1991      Al-Zawra         3-1 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia [aet]
1992      Talaba           1-0 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia [aet]
1993      Talaba           2-1 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia
1994      Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 0-0 Talaba           [aet, 4-3 pen]
1995      Talaba           1-0 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia
1996      Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 1-0 Al-Zawra
1997      Najaf            4-0 Al-Shurta 
1998      Al-Quwa Al-Jawia 3-0 Nafat 
1999      Al-Zawra         2-0 Al-Quwa Al-Jawia
2000      Al-Shurta        1-0 Al-Zawra
2001      Al-Shurta        1-0 Talaba           [aet] [played 2002]
2002      Al-Shurta        1-0 Talaba
Baghdad Championship
2003      Al-Zawra         2-2 Talaba           [5-4 pen] 

Topscorers by edition:
1991 Laith Hussain (Zawra) 4
1992 Kareem Sadam (Zawra) 7
1993 Akrem Ammanueel (Q.Jawia) 3
1994 Sahib Abbas (Zawra) 6
1995 Muaid Judi (Talaba) 5
1996 Husam Fauzi (Zawra), Waleed Dahad (Q.Jawia), Mufeed Asim (Shurta) 4
1997 Mahmud Majeed (Shurta), Waleed Dahad (Q.Jawia), Salman Husain (Najaf) 4
1998 Akrem Ammanueel (Q.Jawia), Habib Jaafar (Talaba) 4
1999 Kahtan Chitheer (Karkh) 6
2000 Mahir Ukla, Ahmad Khudair (both Shurta), Sabah Ijair (Talaba) 3
2001 Yonis Mahmud (Talaba) 4
2002 Hishim Muhammad (Zawraa) 4 
2003 Falah Hassan (Najaf) 3 

All-time Table 1991-2002:

Al-Zawraa		53  32	9 13  105- 50  105
Talaba			56  29 14 13   83- 68  101
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya	54  27	8 19   82- 48	90
Al-Shurta		44  17	9 18   77- 78	60
Al-Karkh		35  10 10 15   42- 46	40
Najaf			35  10 10 15   40- 45	40
Al-Nafat		21   6	6  9   18- 27	24
Al-Minaa		14   4	3  7   13- 24	15
Al-Jaish		11   1	4  6   10- 20	 7
Diyala			 3   2	0  1	5-  5	 6	
Duhok			 9   1	1  7	7- 21	 4
Al-Defaa Al-Jawiya	 3   1	0  2	5-  7	 3
Arbil			 3   1	0  2	4-  8	 3
Mosul			 3   0	1  2	3-  7	 1
Ramadi			 3   0	1  2	4- 10	 1
Salah-Al-Deen		 6   0	1  5	4- 19	 1
Khutot			 3   0	0  3	0-  3	 0
Samarra			 3   0	0  3	2- 10	 0

All-time Topscorers 1991-2001:
18 Sahib Abbas (Talaba,Zawra)
15 Waleed Dahad (Q.Jawia)
11 Ahmad Khudair (Q.Jawia,Shurta), Abdul Wahab Abu-Alheel (Shurta,Talaba)
 9 Akrem Ammanueel (Q.Jawia), Kareem Sadam (Zawra)   


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