Khak Sports Club in Quest of Another “Messi”

Karwan Salahi- Kirkuk Khak Sports Club Academy continues its endeavors to attract athletic talents in Kirkuk province. Up to now, 100 trainees are trained to improve their talents like Yar Said nicknamed Kirkuk’s “Messi”. Jamal Mohammed, the academy supervisor, told KirkukNow: “currently we have more than 100 trainees aged between 10-18, but during school days […]

Luck Smiled on Kirkuk’s Premiere League Football Teams

The clubs that represent Kirkuk in the Kurdistan Premiere League did not lose their first place position though their performance was not as good as expected. The matches of the league were played on the 21st of January and Brayeti had the best performance to become League Champions. Khak, Al-Thawra and Alton Kopri represented Kirkuk […]

Kirkuk loses top spot

Kirkuk FC failed to keep its lead in the top of the Kurdish Premier League following its home draw against Duhok. Kirkuk FC hosted Duhok in the 12th week of the Kurdish Premier League, but could not get any advantage from playing on home soil, having a poor performance and ending the match in a […]

No Kirkuk players in WAFF Championship

The Kirkuk-born Iraqi talisman attacker Younis Mahmoud along with Farhan Shukur will not be playing in Iraq’s matches for the Western Asian Football Federation Championship. Younis Mahmoud was not called up for the Iraqi squad which is participating in the Eighth WAFF Championship while Farhan Shukur will be missing the matches due to an injury. […]

Two Kirkuk clubs promoted to Kurdish Handball Premier League

The sports clubs of Fatat and Khak have been promoted to the Kurdish Women’s Handball Premier League as they came the in at the first and second positions of the Kurdish First League. The Khak and Fatat clubs met in the final match of the Kurdish Women’s Handball First League on Monday, December 23 despite […]

At-Ta’akhi promoted to Kurdish Tennis Premier League

The at-Ta’akhi and Akre sports club have been promoted to the Kurdish Tennis Premier League. The Kurdistan Tennis Association organized the qualification phase of the Kurdistan Tennis Premier League with the participation of 16 clubs. The clubs at-Ta’akhi, Baba Goorgoor, Leylan, Solav and Kirkuk represented Kirkuk in the qualifications, with the qualification procedure being carried […]

In photos, Kurdistan cycling championship in Kirkuk

The Kurdistan Women’s Cycling Championship was held in Kirkuk, with the Sulaymaniah squad winning the first position, followed by Erbil and Kirkuk in the second and third positions respectively. Photos: Karwan Salhi

Kirkuk FC withdraws from Kurdistan League

The Kirkuk Football Club has announced their withdrawal from the Kurdistan League following the financial crisis the club is currently struggling with. The public relations officer of the club, Murad Bazaz told Kirkuk Now “The administrative board of the club has reached the conclusion to withdraw from the Kurdistan League due to the financial crisis […]

Athletes call for equestrian club

A number of athletes of Kirkuk are calling for the foundation of an equestrian club in the province. Mustafa Qadir, a horse rider told Kirkuk Now “Equestrians and horse riding are progressively fading in Kirkuk due to the lack of an equestrian club, and we are hoping a club can be founded which will be […]

Kirkuk girls win bronze in shooting championship

The Kirkuk girls have won the bronze medal in their debut in the Iraqi Provinces Shooting Championship. The amateur championship was held in Baghdad from Sunday, November 3rd thru the 6th amongst nine teams of the Iraqi provinces. The athletes of Baba Goorgoor Sports Club represented Kirkuk as they won the qualifications from the Kirkuk […]

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