Abu Al-Hail with Akhaa Ahli Aley in 2019
|Full name||Abdul-Wahab Abu Al-Hail Labid Al-Zirjawi|
|Date of birth||21 December 1975|
|Place of birth||Baghdad, Iraq|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Abdul-Wahab Abu Al-Hail Labid Al-Zirjawi (Arabic: عبد الوهاب أبو الهيل لابد الزيرجاوي; born 21 December 1975) is an Iraqi professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Lebanese Premier League club Ansar.
Abu Al-Hail started his career by playing for Al-Talaba in Iraq. He has also played for Al-Shaab of the UAE. In 2003, he moved to the Iranian Pro League club Esteghlal Ahvaz. After three seasons he joined the Esfahani club Sepahan. And stayed there for another 3 season where he won the Hazfi Cup once during his time and played many matches in ACL and CWC. He moved to Foolad for 2009–10 season but he was rejected by the new coach Majid Jalali.
Abu Al-Hail started his career with Al Talaba in 1992. He left the club in 1999, moving to Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli of Lebanon, and then to Al-Shaab of the United Arab Emirates. In 2003, he moved to Iran, playing for Esteghlal Ahvaz, Sepahan and Foolad. While at Esteghlal, Abu Al-Hail was given the captain's armband: it was the first time in the history of the Iranian league that a foreign player had became captain.
Abdul-Wahab Abou Al-Hail was a key member of the Iraqi national team and one of the most coveted properties in Iraqi football. A jewel in midfield, equipped with remarkable ball control, accurate passing, shooting and is particularly threatening at free-kicks. His coach Milan Zivadinovic once described him as 'Our Ronaldo', due to his importance to the side and his short 'Ronaldoesque' hair cut. He came into the international scene during the Nehru Cup in 1997, missing a penalty in the shoot-out win over India.
At international level, Abu Al-Hail featured prominently in Iraq's qualifying campaign for the 2002 FIFA World Cup under then coach Rudolf Belin. Olympic manager Adnan Hamad called the midfielder into his squad for the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Abu Al-Hail was a member of the Iraq national football team. and was part of Iraq Olympic team in the 2004 Olympic Games, reached the 4th place. Abu Al-Hail was not selected in Iraq's title-winning 2007 AFC Asian Cup squad as the national authorities stayed faithful to players from the former youth team that had won the AFC Youth Championship 2000.
Abu Al-Hail started his managerial career at Al-Talaba in 2013, remaining in charge until 2015. In December 2016, Abu Al-Hail became the head coach of his former club Akhaa Ahli Aley, in the Lebanese Premier League, for the 2016–17 season. In his second season as head coach, he finished fourth in the league. On 21 January 2020, he was appointed head coach of Ansar.
|Esteghlal Ahvaz||2003–04||Persian Gulf Cup||24||2||—||—|
|2004–05||Persian Gulf Cup||23||0||—||—|
|2005–06||Persian Gulf Cup||25||1||—||—|
|Sepahan||2006–07||Persian Gulf Cup||29||4||12||1|
|2007–08||Persian Gulf Cup||31||5||0||5||0||5|
|2008–09||Persian Gulf Cup||28||0||0||5||0||0|
|Foolad||2009–10||Persian Gulf Cup||7||0||0||0||—||—||7||0|
|1||27 August 1999||Al Hassan Stadium, Amman, Jordan||Lebanon||1999 Pan Arab Games|
|2||14 April 2001||Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq||Nepal||2002 World Cup qualification|
|4||16 April 2001||Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq||Kazakhstan||2002 World Cup qualification|
|5||21 April 2001||Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan||Macau||2002 World Cup qualification|
|7||23 April 2001||Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan||Nepal||2002 World Cup qualification|
|8||5 October 2001||Amman International Stadium, Amman, Jordan||Saudi Arabia||2002 World Cup qualification|
|Al-Talaba||12 September 2013||1 March 2015||33||12||8||13||36.36|
|Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli||20 December 2016||20 January 2020||76||33||18||25||43.42|
|Al Ansar FC||20 January 2020||present||18||14||0||4||77.78|
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