In the spring of 1992, a group of
young athletes, supported by old sports veterans, took the initiative to
establish a sports club in Ankawa. There were numerous meetings and exchanges
of views until11/06/ 1992 when the first organized sports gathering was
held at the Church of Mar Gorgese. During the meeting the provisional
foundation body was formed to manage the club’s sports activities and
managerial affairs and seek financial and moral support. In this respect we
should not forget the role played by Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and
Mr. Sarkis Aghajan the minister of finance and their financial support in
constructing the present building of the club, the sports stadium, and an
Olympic swimming pool.
There were subsequent regular
meetings and some changes in the names of the foundational body. During those
meetings the club’s by-law was formalized and the club was called Ankawa Akad
A memorandum by the foundational
body was submitted to the official bodies concerned to offer the club a legal
license as per the letter of the ministry of culture in Kurdistan Region
Government KRG No. 914 in 25/ 08/ 1992.
Then license was given by the
Iraqi Olympic Committee as per the letter No. 8676 in 13/ 09/ 1992.
And based on the meeting minutes
of the Central Council of Clubs No. (3) dated 02/ 09/ 1992, the foundational
body was set up comprising the following personnel:
late Nasir Y. Mansour
Late Basima H. Butrus
7. Amal I.
Other meetings followed and there
was a meeting with the managerial body of Senharib Sports Club with an
objective to conduct a program for a sports festival between the two clubs.
So, a big sports festival was
actually organized under the auspices of the minister of culture in KRG Mr.
Shirko Bekas.. It lasted for many days. The festival included a number of
sports events for both men and women and was concluded by a family party in the
Civil Servants Club.
Resigning members of the
foundational body were replaced by other new members before the lapse of the
legal period such as:
Y. Gorges replacing Eshaya Hurmez who resigned.
Sha’aya Shabo replacing Pnuwell Hurmez who resigned.
S. Matti replacing Fraydoon Mamlook who resigned.
After six months of work by the
foundational body, the club got a new headquarter and a number of good sports
teams for both men and women. On orders from the ministry of culture, as per
the letter of the ministry No. 11/ 1/ 3/ 754 dated in 3/ 8/ 1992, a sum of
money was allocated to cover the rent of the house used by the club (the former
The foundational body decided to
hold the first elections for the members of the managerial board on 23/04/1993.