Iraq qualifies for second round of Arabian Gulf Cup

January 10, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Iraqi National Team

The Iraqi national team successfully qualified for the second round of the Arabian Gulf Cup as they defeated Kuwait in 1-0. 

Iraqi National Team

On Wednesday evening in the 21st Arabian Gulf Cup, the Iraqi national team faced Kuwait in Manama, the capital city of Bahrain, as Iraq emerged victorious courtesy of Hamadi Ahmad’s goal in the 29th minute.

Both teams started the match having three points as both sides have won their previous matches, but Iraq was able to increase their points to six and guarantee their qualification for the next round.

Iraq won the title in 1979, 1984 and 1988 while Kuwait holds the record with 10 titles.

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