‏With deep sadness and sorrow, and hearts of humility and contentment with the judgment and destiny of the Great Allah; We received the news of the death of the former international star and coach Captain Nadhum Shaker, due to complications from his infection with Corona virus.

‏The deceased represented a school in sports and its ethics, as he wrote with his generation a history full of football achievements that contributed to raising the status of Iraqi football, and his loss represents a painful loss for the sports family and its local, Arab and international audience.

‏As we offer his family, loved ones, and the sporting community the sincere condolences and the utmost consolation, we ask the Almighty Allah to cover him with the breadth of his mercy, and to ler him rest in peace, and to bless the injured with a speedy recovery.

‏ We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return

‏Mohammed al-Halboosi
‏Speaker of the Council of Representatives
‏Sept 11, 2020