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Iraqi Football Association

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[Iraqi Football Association (Iraq)] image by Tomislav Šipek, 13 May 2019


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Introduction

The new flag is also white but with new logo.
http://ifa.iq
Tomislav Šipek, 13 May 2019

Earlier version

[Iraqi Football Association (Iraq)] image by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 25 Apr 2009

On Thursday April 23, Mr. Bora "The Globetrotter" Milutinovič was appointed the Head Coach of the Iraqi National Football Team in order to lead it in the upcoming FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup. During the team's presentation at the Iraqi Football Association Headquarters, this flag could be seen.

Source: Record (sports newspaper), p.18, Apr 24, 2009

Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 25 Apr 2009

Detail of Emblem

[Iraqi Football Association (Iraq)] image by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 25 Apr 2009

Note that the emblem doesn't bear any stars, only the national motto, "God is Almighty." The depiction in the center is the Lion of Babylon, a world-famous statue of a lion trampling a human-like figure located in the Babylon archeological site.

Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 25 Apr 2009