Iraq has withdrawn from the 2014-15 Gulf Cup of Nations in protest at a decision to move the tournament from the southern city of Basra to Saudi Arabia.
The competition between the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council
The UAE were last night crowned champions of the 21st Gulf Cup after defeating former Asian champions Iraq 2-1 in extra-time to claim their second title.
Playing at a jam-packed National Stadium in Riffa, the Emiratis enjoyed some
The UAE will play Iraq in the final of the 21st Gulf Cup today at 7pm at the National Stadium in Riffa. His Majesty King Hamad will patronise the closing ceremony and the final match.
Bahrain and Kuwait will clash for third place
Leading entertainment network OSN recently awarded the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award to UAE’s national team player Ahmad Khalil for his performance at the Gulf Cup being held in Bahrain.
UAE celebrated its qualification t
UAE national airline Etihad Airways, in conjunction with the UAE Football Federation, will operate five free flights to carry Emirati football fans to Bahrain for the semi finals of the 21st GCC Soccer Cup Championship on Tuesday.
Bahrain got a major vote of confidence when His Majesty King Hamad opened the 21st Gulf Cup in the presence of top officials from the world of soccer.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter, Uefa president Michel Platini and other top offici
Bahrain Bay Development, a $2.5 billion project in Manama, has partnered with Abu Dhabi Sport Channels, enabling the broadcast of football matches and activities of the Gulf Cup (Bahrain 21) from the Bahrain Bay site.
The Gulf Cup