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Iraq


Federation founded: 1948
FIFA member since: 1950
Confederation: AFC
Colours: All white
Nickname: Lions of Mesopotamia
World Cups qualified for: 1 (of 20)
Best results: First round 1986

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 3 W 0 D 0 L 3 GF 1 GA 4 Pts 0
Iraq are 69th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not enter
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 First round 23 Squad Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
Iraq entered first time for the 1974 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win -
Biggest loss 1-2 vs Belgium 1986
Most wins in a row 0
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 0
Longest run without win 3
Longest run qualifying 1 (1986)
Longest run not qualifying 7 (1990- )
Penalty shoot-outs -
IRQ vs Europe W0 - D0 - L1
IRQ vs South America W0 - D0 - L1
IRQ vs N/C America W0 - D0 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Natiq Hashim Abidoun 3 1986
Khalil Mohammed Allawi 3 1986
Ahmed Radhi Amaiesh 3 1986
Abdul-Rahim Hamed Aufi 3 1986
Ghanim Oraibi Jassim 3 1986
Nadhim Shaker Salim 3 1986
Ali Hussein Shihab 3 1986

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Ahmed Radhi Amaiesh 1 1986


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1986 1R Paraguay L 0-1 1R Belgium L 1-2 1R Mexico L 0-1



 

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