Iraq youth team coach Hakim Shaker has named his squad for the 2013 World Youth Cup in Turkey.
The squad includes six players that were part of Iraq’s last two World Cup qualifiers, with one of them, goalkeeper Mohammed Hamed having already joined up with the rest of the youth players after the Japan game.
Hakim Shaker has named newcomers Burhan Jumaa, a defender playing in the Iraqi second division and two players from Sulimaniya, midfielder Hozan Ismail, a former VfL Bochum youth player and striker Farhan Shakour.
Goalkeepers: 1 Saqr Ajeel Salih (Nadi Baghdad), 20 Mohammed Hamed Farhan (Al-Shurta), Ali Yasin Yas (Karbala)
Defenders: 2 Burhan Jumaa Razzaq (Al-Thawra Kirkuk), 3 Ali Adnan Kadhim (Nadi Baghdad), 4 Saad Natiq Naji (Al-Masafi Al-Wasat), 5 Ali Faiz Attiya (Arbil), 12 Mohammed Jabar Rabat (Al-Minaa), 14 Mustafa Nadhim Jari (Al-Najaf), Dhargham Ismail Dawud (Al-Shurta)
Midfielders: Saif Salman Hashim (Duhok), 7 Jawad Kadhim Hantoush (Duhok), 9 Mahdi Kamil Shiltaq (Al-Shurta), Humam Tariq Faraj (Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya), 16 Ihab Kadhim Mahwash (Al-Talaba), 18 Hozan Ismail Mohammed (Al-Sulimaniya)
Forwards: 8 Mohanad Abdul-Rahim Karrar (Duhok), Mohammed Jabar Shukan (Arbil), 13 Ali Qasim Mashari (Al-Zawraa), 17 Ammar Abdul-Hussein Ahmed (Arbil), 19 Farhan Shakour Tawfiq (Al-Sulimaniya),