Major Honours


League Champions (10)

1962-63, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1979-80, 1997-98, 2002-03, 2012-13, 2013-14

Al Shorta have won a combined ten league titles, including five Central League triumphs and five Premier League crowns. The first title was won in 1962-63 under the leadership of Fahmi Al-Qaimaqchi, while the latest titles came in the form of back-to-back triumphs in 2012-13 and 2013-14 under Ayad Bunyan's presidency.


Elite Cup Winners (3)

2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03

Al Shorta are the only team in history to have won the Elite Cup three consecutive times, lifting the trophy in the 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons, with the latter being part of a League and Elite Cup double. The first of the final wins was versus Al Zawraa with the next two being against Al Talaba.


Asian Champions (1)


Al Shorta famously won all the matches they played in at the fourth edition of the AFC Champions League in 1971, beating the defending Asian champions Taj Tehran 2-0 in their final game and refusing to face Israeli opposition on two occasions, completing their mission of conquering Asia with Israel subsequently being expelled from the AFC.


Arab Champions (1)


The inaugural edition of the Arab Champions League was won by none other than Al Shorta after an historic 4-2 aggregate win over Lebanese side Al Nejmeh at Al Shaab Stadium, meaning 'Al Qeetharah' could now boast Champions League success at both the Asian and Arab level (no other existing Iraqi club has won either tournament).


Other Honours

Arab Police Championship

Baghdad Cup

Al Nasr Al Adheem Cup

Republics Cup

Al Quds International Championship

President's Gold Cup

Chief of Police Cup

Olympic Club Cup

Al Quwa Al Jawiya Cup

Taha Hashemi Cup

Note: While Al Shorta were split into multiple different teams between 1962 and 1974, Aliyat Al Shorta won the third division and second division titles and Kuliya Al Shorta also won the second division title.

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