Started Shining on the National
level in 1951 with the Iraqi School Soccer Varsity.
His athletic life started at
the age of 16 when he joined the Employee's club alongside young players at
the time like
Hormis Goriel (Captain),
Sargis Shimshon Shallou,
Sargis Shimshon Shallo,
Edison Esha David.
He played with the Employees
Club for about 3 years, then moved to Basrah in 1954 as he was employed by
Basrah Petroleum co (BPC). BPC had a team of soccer players of which he
He played many games against the IPC Kirkuk Teams of which the famous player
Aram Karam and
Isaac Isaac were
playing with the Kirkuk team and K3.
In 1956 he was selected for the Basrah Team and went to Tehran for a
friendly tournament. Wilson Played 3 games in Tehran against the Royal Air
Force, Nadi Shaheen and against a Turkish Team. All games were played at
Sahad Amjadeen, Tehran.
In his return to Basrah, Wilson started his Military Service and was
selected for the Basrah Army Team. He played for the army for 3 months then
completed the army. From there he went to Tehran again representing BPS in
Tennis. He was in Tehran for 1 week playing tennis against the Tehran Oil
co. and on his way back from Tehran, he played Tennis in Abadan against
Abadan Oil Co.
He retired from all sport activities in 1967 and moved to Kuwait for 2 years
then to Sydney-Australia where he resides now for 41 years with his wife and
Info. provided by Alena Lazar (2011)