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Assyrian Sports Hall of Fame - Soccer


The Striker


Brief History

Khoshaba Lawo Kanon was born on July 1st 1939. He Started his soccer career in 1955 with the great Assyrian athletic Club of Baghdad.


After playing two years with the Public Transport Services team from 1956-1958, he moved to the 1st division Air Force Club after being recognized and selected for the Iraqi National Team in 1957.  He was the youngest player of the 1957 Pan Arab Games in Lebanon were he played on the Iraqi National Team. He later moved to the 1st Air Force Club to outshine there for two years from 1958-1960.


Playing among great players like Ammo Baba, Ammo Samson, Gilbert Sammy, Hisham Ata Ajaj, Youra, Edison and other gave this super striker the tools and skills to shine as one of the most traditional players at his time.


He retired from the soccer fields in 1965 after playing over 65 international games.


He passed away on July 16, 2000.


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