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Ahmed Yasin Ghani

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Full name  Ahmed Yaseen Ghani
Name  Ahmed Ghani
Parents  Yasin Ghani
2007–2010  BK Forward
Weight  77 kg

Number  14
Height  1.85 m
Place of birth  Baghdad, Iraq
Role  Footballer
Date joined  2011
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Date of birth  (1991-04-22) 22 April 1991 (age 24)
Playing position  Left winger, Right winger
Current teams  Aarhus Gymnastikforening (#14 / Midfielder), Iraq national football team (Midfielder)

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Ahmed Yasin Ghani (Arabic: أحمد ياسين غني‎‎; [ˈjaːsiːn], born 22 April 1991 in Baghdad, Iraq), is a Swedish Iraqi footballer who plays as a midfielder for Häcken, on loan from AIK. He is also a member of Iraq national team.


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Early football life

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Ahmed Yasin started playing football at a young age after he saw his three older brothers playing it. He first learnt football from his brother Salar, who was a football player and a coach. Ahmed's talents started showing when he joined BK Forward at age of sixteen.

BK Forward

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Ahmed started his career in football by joining BK Forward in 2007, a Swedish club in the city of Örebro which plays in the Swedish 3rd division. He started with the youth teams of the club and after a year he made his debut with the first team. After the 2009 season, he was close with signing with clubs like Halmstads, and other clubs from Portugal.

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Ahmed has scored 7 goals with BK Forward, and assisted so many others. In fact, he was one of the most important talents of Örebro.

Futsal team

Ahmed was the captain of the futsal team of BK Forward. Under his direction, BK Forward won the Mariedal Cup in 2010. Ahmed was one of the best players of the tournament, he also scored many goals, including two in the final.

Örebro SK

In 2010, at age of 19 Ahmed signed a 4-year contract with Örebro SK, making him an official player with the club until 2014. Ahmed made his first official debut with the first team on 6 May 2011, against Kalmar FF in the Allsvenskan.

In his first season, he played six games in the Allsvenskan and one in the Svenska Cupen. He made his European debut on 21 July against FK Sarajevo. Ahmed played 10 minutes and his team lost the game with 2–0. Ahmed scored his first goal for Örebro in the Svenska Cupen, he scored the equalizer in the 12th minute against Ljungskile SK. He also played more than 15 friendly matches, scoring more than 5 unofficial goals.

Despite only playing 4 times in his first season, he made his breakthrough in his second season.playing more games in 2012.

Ahmed left Örebro SK in 2015 to join AGF Aarhus in Denmark.


In the summer of 2015, Ahmed joined Aarhus Gymnastikforening In the Danish Superliga. Ahmed failed to adopt quickly enough in Denmark, scoring only once and two assist in 17 league appearances, he returned to Sweden mid-season, this time with AIK.


In the winter 2016, Ahmed returned to the Swedish Allsvenskan, Yasin scored two goal and a five assist in 23 games for AIK in league and Cup. and the club finished second place in the league.

Muaither (loan)

Ahmed joined Qatari club Muaither on a 4-month loan following the end of the Swedish league. Ahmed expressed his wish to maintain his fitness and to move to an area with a warmer weather. Ahmed made his debut on January 4 against Lekhwiya. He scored his first and second goal for his club on 10 February as he helped Muaither come back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 against Al-Khor. Ahmed Yasin scored four goals and provided a further 6 assists in 13 QSL games for the club, but it was not enough as Muaither finished second to last with 20 points and were relegated from the Qatar Stars League. Yasin confirmed on 24 April 2017, that his time at Qatar was done 5 weeks before his contract expired and he turned back to AIK. he was forced to wait until the registration window in 15 July.

Häcken (loan)

On 16 July 2017, Ahmed joined the Swedish club Häcken on loan from his parent club AIK. He made his debut the following day against J-Södra in the Swedish Allsvenskan. He was introduced in the second half, and scored 12 minutes later.

Sweden U-17

In 2008, Ahmed was selected to be part of the Swedish Under-17 national football team. He did not participate in any match with the team. Later, he had the chance to represent the Under-19 Swedish football team, but he chose to continue his international career with Iraq.

Olympic football team

Ahmed made his debut for the Iraq Olympic football team on 16 June 2011, in a friendly match against Qatar. He was very important in the game, partly thanks to him Iraq won the game with 2–1. After that match, the coach was impressed by him, and called him up again officially for the team to play in the Olympic qualifiers. He became the best player in the team in the qualifiers. Iraq did not qualify to the 2012 Olympics, due to an administrative punishment from FIFA.


In June 2011 he and some other European-based players, were called up to train with the Iraq national football team by the coach Sidka. They were chosen among forty Iraqi players that play in the European leagues. When he arrived in Iraq he got a lot of attention. He played several friendly matches against Iraqi clubs.

During his stay in Iraq, he also trained with Baghdad based club Al Talaba. They were so impressed by his play that they offered him a contract, but he refused because he already had a contract with Örebro SK and was not willing to leave the Allsvenskan.

In February 2012 after playing very good with the Olympic side, Zico called him up for the game against Singapore, although he was unable to join the team because of a lack of time for preparations.

Later, Ahmed Yasin was named in a 33-man squad list by Zico for a training camp to be help in Turkey in Iraq's preparations for the final round of qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. He was later dropped ahead of the matches against Jordan and Oman.

On 24 June 2012, Ahmed Yasin made his first international appearance for Iraq's first team in an international friendly game against Lebanon which was part of the 2012 Arab Nations Cup hosted in Saudi Arabia. He came on as a substitute for Karrar Jassim in the 32nd minute of the match. He made his first start for the team in Iraq's match against Sudan.

On 11 September 2012, Ahmed Yasin made his first appearance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Japan as a starter wearing the number 9 shirt. He played a good match and created several good goalscoring chances, although the match ended in a 1–0 win for Japan.

On 29 December 2014, Yasin was included in Iraq's squad for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. In the team's third group match, he scored Iraq's second goal as they defeated Palestine 2–0 to qualify for the knockout stage. In the quarter-final match against Iran, Yasin scored Iraq's first goal as they drew 3–3 at Canberra Stadium and eventually prevailed 7–6 on a penalty shootout.


As of 19 September 2017


As of match played 13 June 2017 Scores and results list Iraq's goal tally first.

Personal life

Ahmed Yasin is a Feyli and was born in Baghdad. He lived with his family in the famous Falastin Street of Baghdad. At the age of one, in 1992, Ahmed and his family moved to Sweden, Ahmed joined school in Örebro at age of five. in 2010, he has graduated from high school, his family has moved back to Iraq. Ahmed started playing at age of five. His elder brothers, Salar, Araz and Zaid also played for Örebro SK. Beside football, Ahmed likes other sports which he plays in free time, like boxing and tennis, he sometimes takes boxing classes with professional boxers. Ahmed fluently speaks English, Swedish and Arabic language.


BK Forward
  • Mariedal Cup (1): 2010
  • Örebro SK
  • Superettan Runners-up: 2013
  • The Atlantic Cup Runners-up: 2014
  • Svenska Cupen Runners-up: 2015
  • AIK
  • Allsvenskan Runners-up: 2016
  • International

  • Arab Nations Cup Bronze medalist: 2012
  • WAFF Championship Runners-up: 2012
  • Gulf Cup of Nations Runners-up: 2013
  • AFC Asian Cup Fourth-place: 2015
  • Individual

  • Nominated by IFFHS for The World's Most Popular Footballer Amongst Currently Active Players in 2012.
  • Selected as one of the top 5 popular players in Asia.
  • Nominated for the "Best Arabic Player in 2011/ 2012 season" award by AlJazeera Sports Channel.
  • Nominated for the "Best football player from in the Arab World" in 2012 season by Sky Polls.
  • Chosen as the Best Iraqi professional player for the year 2012 by Kooora website.
  • Nominated for the best Arab footballer by Al-Haddaf Algerian newspaper.
  • Selected in Superttan's best 11 squad for the year 2013.
  • Best goal award for Örebro SK in Superettan 2013 season.
  • Allsvenskan Player of the Month Award: August 2017.
  • References

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