NB: this was the first season in which the Dawr Al-Nadi wa Muassasat, the League of Clubs and Institutions, included teams from outside Baghdad; it was also the last season the league was played, as it was replaced by a club-based structure; for more details see the notes on the changes of August 1974. Name change before season: Fareeka Al-Thalatha (Third Battalion) were renamed Salah-Al-Deen. Final Ranking 1.Al-Tayaran 23 pts 2.Aliyat Al-Shurta 20 3.Al-Minaa 19 [=Port; from Basra] 4.Quwat Al-Nasr 18 5.Salah Al-Deen 17 6.Kahraba 17 7.Sikak Al-Hadeed 16 [=Railway] 8.Shurta Al-Najda 16 9.Al-Bareed [=Post Office] 10.Samawa [Samawa] 11.Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab 12.Babil [Hila] 13.Shurtat Arbil [Arbeel] 14.Shurtat Sulimaniya [Sulaimania] 15.Al-Rafidain [Diwania] NB: the league comprised 15 clubs Full name of Tayaran: Al-Tayaran Al-Madeniya (=Civil Aviation) Full name of Sikak: Al-Sikak Al-Hadeed (=Railway) After the season Sikak merged with Maslaha to Al-Naqil (=Transport) who played in the 1974/75 first national club league. More information on mergers and changes in club names and structures can be found in the file on the 1974/75 season.
11? teams from Baghdad took part in the Iraqi Cup; First Division: Al-Tayaran, Aliyat Al-Shurta, Maslaha Naqil Al-Rakab, Kahraba, Sikak Al-Hadeed, Shurta Al-Najda, Quwat Al-Nasr, Salah Al-Deen, Al-Bareed; Second Division: Al-Asha, Esla Al-Mae, Shurta Al-Murour, Handasa Al-Kahrabai, Salah-Al-Deen B, Al-Ziyout Al-Nabatia, Kahraba B, Al-Tamween Wa Al-Naqil, Kuliya Al-Shurta, Al-Tayaran B, Quwat Al-Qatiba. First Match [Feb 26, Al-Shaab Stadium] Esla Al-Mae - Al-Bareed NB: Al-Tayaran defeated Al-Najda and Quwa Salahaddin B during the tournament Final [Apr 27, Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad] Al-Tayaran 2-1 Sikak Al-Hadeed [Qusai Qasim, Falah Hassan; Hazim Jassam]
league of the institutes of baghdad 1961/62-1972/73
list of champions
list of cup winners
list of topscorers
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