Iraqi Caps Record


After the Iraqi National Team draw in their friendly game against Kuwaiti National team yesterday, Younis Mahmoud managed to break the Iraqi national caps record held by Iraqi star Husein Saeed by increasing his tally to 127 games played for the Iraqi National Team. With this number, Younis Mahmoud has officially passed Hussein Saeed’s 126 game record that was help for over a decade.

Younis in the Asian Olympics Ceremony



Watch Younis Mahmoud today as the Iraqi flag bearer in the Asian Olympic Ceremony…

Olympic team in high spirits

Team Training


From the Olympic team training camp in Turkey, Iraqi captain Younis Mahmoud confirmed the high spirits players are in and confirmed through his official website saying:


“Iraq can win the Asian Cup again”


Iraqi national team captain Younis Mahmoud arrived Australia yesterday to witness and take part in the 2015 Asian Cup draw. Upon arrival Younis confirmed to the press that with the right training camp and friendly matches, Iraq can compete with Asia’s giants.

Younis Mahmoud School of Football


In the past few weeks, the last touches were finalised in opening the Younis Mahmoud School of Football in Younis’s hometown Dibs of Karkook.

Eyes on the league and Asian qualifiers


In an interview with Iraqi star Younis Mahmoud and ahead of the Jeddah classic against Al Itthad, the player confirmed that he and his team mates at the club will play for nothing less than a win and the three points on Friday.


Younis joins Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia


Younis Mahmoud has officially signed a 4 months contract to represent Saudi Arabian club Al Ahli.

More news to follow…

National Team Comeback


After news circulating in the media the past few days linking Younis Mahmoud with a return to the national team, the player has denied the return with the following official statement:


End of journey

Exclusively and through his official website, Iraqi star Younis Mahmoud has officially announced his retirement from international football. Younis’s last game will be against Australia during the World Cup 2014 qualification stage.