Iraq FA Central League 1948/49 NB: started Nov 5, 1948; contested by clubs from Baghdad Champions: Kuliya Al-Askariya (Military Academy) Kas Al-Ittihad (Iraq FA Cup) 1949 NB: contested by 28 teams from all parts of the country selected from the top teams in the Liwa leagues and competitions (Baghdad, Basra, Mosul, Kirkuk); apparently the fourth round was the first beyond regional level and involved: Kuliya Al-Askariya (Military Academy) - Baghdad Haris Al-Maliki (Royal Guards) – Baghdad Al-Minaa (Basra Port) - Basra Sharakat Nafat Al-Basra (Basra Petroleum Company) - Basra Montakhab Al-Kirkuk (Kirkuk team) - Kirkuk Al-Tayour Al-Zarqaa (Birds of Zarqa) - Mosul Final [Al-Kashafa Stadium, Baghdad] Sharakat Nafat Al-Basra 2-1 Kuliya Al-Askariya Sharakat: Goalkeeper: Potts – England Right Back: Arshak Bedroussian Left Back: Korken Central Midfield: Saeed "Joshua" Murad Right Midfield: Jabar Hussein Left Midfield: Jafar Abid Outside Right: Herand Joharian Inside Right: Shaker Ismail Centre Forward: Hamed Majid Inside Left: Percy Lynsdale Outside Left: Nabih Afif Coach: Tommy Thomas Kuliya Al-Askariya: Mahmoud Alaras, Hassan Sabri, Mohammed Ali, Ibrahim Al-Sheikh, Abdul-Wadud Khalil, Sattar Al-Sheikhli, Kelo Hussein, Salih Faraj, Shawqi Aboud, Kamal Mohammed Ali, Akram Nashat.
league of the institutes of baghdad 1961/62-1972/73
list of champions
list of cup winners
list of topscorers
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