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Rising star: Ali Al-Hamadi’s path from Iraq to English football fame

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi footbal player Ali Al-Hamadi has cemented his legacy by assisting Ipswich Town Football Club achieve their promotion to the English Premier League for the 2024–25 season—a first for the club in 22 years.

Hailing from Maysan, Iraq, his story underscores the power of perseverance, inspiring football enthusiasts across Iraq and the globe.

A standout performer as a centre forward, Al-Hamadi’s prowess on the field is underscored by his impressive statistics. According to Playmaker Stats, he ranked second in the EFL Championship for the best minutes-per-goal ratio among players with at least two goals, cementing his reputation as a goal-scoring sensation. Additionally, Al-Hamadi scored 4 goals in the EFL Championship and 3 goals in the FA Cup.

For an unknown sum, Ipswich Town acquired Al-Hamadi from AFC Wimbledon in January 2024.

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