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KHALAF Younus Mahmood Khalaf Name KHALAF Younus Mahmood Khalaf
NOC IRQ - Iraq Iraq Date of Birth 03 FEB 1983
Residence Gender Male
Height 195 cm Weight 90 kg
Discipline Football

Football

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Results Score Opponent
02 OCT 2014 17 : 00 Men's Bronze Win 1 - 0 THA - Thailand THA
30 SEP 2014 17 : 00 Men's Semifinal 2 Lose 0 - 1 PRK - DPR Korea PRK
28 SEP 2014 17 : 00 Men's Quarterfinal 3 Win 3 - 0 KSA - Saudi Arabia KSA
26 SEP 2014 16 : 00 Men's Round of 16 Win 4 - 2 TJK - Tajikistan TJK
21 SEP 2014 14 : 00 Men's First Round Group D Win 3 - 0 KUW - Kuwait KUW
17 SEP 2014 20 : 00 Men's First Round Group D Win 3 - 1 JPN - Japan JPN
14 SEP 2014 14 : 00 Men's First Round Group D Win 4 - 0 NEP - Nepal NEP

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
2Olympic2006Doha, QAT
Asian Cup
1Senior2007Indonesia
5Senior2011Qatar

Detailed Information

Biography
Languages Spoken Arabic
Coach Hakeem Shaker [national] (IRQ) (national-football-teams.com, 05 Mar 2014)
Position / Style Forward (aljazeera.com, 12 Aug 2014)
International debut 2002 for Iraq, against Syria (xtratime.org, 15 Jul 2004)
Additional Information National League
Iraqi Premier League

Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2005 West Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. (qatarolympics.org, 07 May 2005)

Hero
Former Iraq international footballer Hussain Saeed. (Athlete, 24 Feb 2006)

Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 24 Feb 2006)

Awards
He was selected as the flag bearer for Iraq at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (Incheon INFO, 19 Sep 2014)

In 2008 he was awarded Iraq's Honour Badge. (younismahmoud.com, 22 Aug 2014)

In 2007 he received the MVP award at the 2007 Asian Cup in Indonesia, and was also named as Iraq's Player of the Year. (younismahmoud.com, 22 Aug 2014)

He has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation [AFC] Young Player of the Year award and was voted as one of the top five Arab footballers in 2004. (xtratime.org, 15 Jul 2004; younismahmoud.com 27 Mar 2006)

General
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2014 he opened the Younis Mahmoud School of Football in his hometown of Dibs in Iraq. The school contains up to 80 youths between the ages of eight and 14 with the objective of developing talent across the whole of Iraq. (younismahmoud.com, 15 Feb 2014)

OVERSEAS PREPARATION
He was a part of the national team's two-week training camp in Turkey in preparation for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (aljazeera.com, 12 Aug 2014)

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