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Here's what has been going on in Iraqi football lately...

Iraq beat Jordan to win the Friendship Championship

Ayman Hussein, Bashar Resan and Mohanad Ali scored as Iraq beat Jordan 3-2 to claim the 2019 International Friendship Championship in Basra. Justin Meram received the Player of the Tournament award after the game, while Dhurgham Ismail was the captain for the day and thus was the first man to lift the trophy.

Click here to see highlights from the game, and click here to see the trophy ceremony.

Iraq qualify for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship

Iraq's Olympic side draw 0-0 with Iran at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran to ensure that they topped Group C of the AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers. Abdul-Ghani Shahad's team will be aiming to finish in the top three of that tournament in order to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Al-Zawraa earn historic Champions League win

Al-Zawraa secured the joint-biggest group stage win of any Iraqi club in the history of Asia's top-tier club competition by crushing Al-Wasl of UAE by five goals to nil. It was also the first AFC Champions League match to be hosted in Iraq since 2002 as Karbala Stadium held nearly 30,000 spectators for the occasion.

Ali Adnan joins Vancouver Whitecaps on loan

Iraq international Ali Adnan has joined MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps on loan until June after being released by Serie A side Atalanta. The left-back, the second Iraqi to play in the MLS after Justin Meram, will return to Udinese after the end of his spell in Canada.

Tunisia vs. Iraq
Friendly Match
Venue: Radès, Tunisia
7 June 2019
18:00 GMT

Iraq vs. Libya
Friendly Match
Venue: Radès, Tunisia
10 June 2019
12:00 GMT

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Last Updated On 26/03/2019 At 21:03 GMT