Saudi Arabia players pose for a team photo before the match at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, Qatar. (Reuters)

Arabian Gulf teams go head-to-head for place in football cup final

Against a backdrop of political tension among the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), who are expected to meet in Riyadh at the organization’s upcoming summit on December 10, the Arabian Gulf’s national football teams have been competing for sporting supremacy in the Arabian Gulf Cup. This year’s tournament received a major boost in mid-November, when...

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