Haidar Abdul-Razzaq

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Haidar Abdul-Razzaq
Personal information
Full name Haidar Abdul-Razzaq Hassan
Date of birth (1982-06-09) 9 June 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Sulaymaniya FC
Number 35
Youth career
1995–1999 Al-Talaba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Al-Talaba
2002–2003 Al-Ansar
2003–2005 Al-Talaba
2005–2006 Al-Ittihad
2006–2007 Al-Talaba
2007–2008 Duhok
2008–2009 Al-Talaba
2010–2011 Al-Karkh SC
2011 FK Andijan
2011–2012 Al-Karkh SC
2012– Sulaymaniya FC
National team
2001–2007 Iraq 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Haidar Abdul-Razzaq Hassan (Arabic: حيدر عبد الرزاق حسن‎) (born on 9 June 1982 in Iraq) is an Iraqi footballer who plays as a defender for Sulaymaniya FC. He is a member of the Iraq national football team.


Haidar Abdul-Razzaq is a talented versatile player capable of playing anywhere in defence. He began his playing career with the Talaba youth team in 1995, he had been playing as a goalkeeper for Al-Shurta youth team before switching to defence. In 1996, he was one of five players brought into the Talaba first team by coach Nazar Ashraf, two years later he was called into the Iraqi Under-17s by Adnan Hamad. He also played under the same coach while with the Iraqi Under-19s. winning the AFC Youth Championship final over Japan in dramatic style. Haidar was called up by Milan Zivadinovic for Iraq’s 2002 World Cup qualifiers, making his international debut on 31 January 2000 against Lebanon in Beirut, in a 0-0 draw.[1] He made three other appearances in the 2002 World Cup qualifiers against Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Iran while Iraq was coached by Croatian Rudolf Belin. He signed for Al-Ansar in Lebanon in 2002 but returned after the end of the war to rejoin Talaba and cemented himself a place on the right-side of defence in the Olympic team.[2]






  1. ^ Hassanin Mubarak. "Player Database". iraqsport.com. Archived from the original on 8 April 2003.
  2. ^ "Haidar Abdul-Razzaq Biography and Statistics". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 September 2010.

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