Hadi Ahmed

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Hadi Ahmed Basheer (Arabic: هادي أحمد بشير‎; born in January 1, 1953 in Basra) is an Iraqi coach and former footballer, he played as a Midfielder and spent the majority of his career with Al-Minaa club.

Hadi was capped Iraqi League title for Al-Mina'a in 1978, and appeared at the World Military Cup 1977, He also played matches in Pestabola Merdeka 1977 in Malaysia. Hadi play in the Moscow Olympics in 1980, he scored first goal for Iraq in Olympic history, a goal against Costa Rica. and sports fans were calls him: the (Maestro of Iraqi football). He played in The 5th Gulf Cup of Nations 1979 and scored two goals, the first goal against Emirates, and the second against Kuwait, and won the best player title of the tournament. He took part in the three seasons of the tournament (1976, 1979 and 1982) and scored the goal of No. 200 in the tournament's history.

Older brother of Hadi named Abdul Razzak, was playing with him in Al-Mina'a (captain), Hadi has influenced his style because of him and he loved football.

On April 2, 1975 Hadi Ahmed played his debut with Iraq against Qatar in fully international match, in the 1976 AFC Asian Cup qualification in Baghdad, which ended 1-0 for Iraq.

On March 26, 1982 Hadi Ahmed played his last international match with Iraq against Qatar too, within Gulf Cup of Nations VI in UAE, which ended 2-1 for Iraq.

This page was last edited on 1 June 2018, at 05:21 (UTC).
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