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DOHA: Qatar will be the hosts of the next Gulf Cup – the region’s top national team foot event – the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation (AGCFF) said in a statement. The regional body also confirmed H E Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Thani as its President for another two years. These decisions … Read More
Kuwait City:  Oman goalkeeper Faiyz Al Rashidi denied UAE’s Omar Abdul Rahman not once but twice from the spot to steal the Gulf Cup with 5-4 win in penalties in front of a packed house at the the Jaber International Stadium in Kuwait.     The Omanis survived the regular time as goalkeeper Fayez Al-Rashidi … Read More
Kuwait City: Oman reached the final of the Gulf Cup for the fourth time in their history with a 1-0 win over Bahrain in the first semi-final in Kuwait’s Jaber International Stadium.   Pim Verbeek’s side needed a slice of luck to make it through — the only goal of the game was an own … Read More
Kuwait City:  The UAE booked their place in the Gulf Cup of Nations final with a dramatic penalty-shootout victory against Iraq in Kuwait on Tuesday.     The UAE team, bidding for a third regional title, triumphed 4-2 from the spot after the match at Kuwait City’s Jabel Al Ahmad International Stadium had finished goalless. … Read More