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The second 2nd Arabian Gulf Cup[1] (Arabic: كأس الخليج العربي‎) was held in Saudi Arabia, in March 1972.

2nd Arabian Gulf Cup
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates16 March – 28 March
Venue(s)1 (Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored25 (4.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Saudi Arabia Saeed Ghareeb (3 goals)
Best player(s)Kuwait Farooq Ibrahim

The tournament was won by Kuwait, claiming their second title.

Bahrain also took part in the competition, but they walked off the field during their match against Saudi Arabia to protest the officiating; they were subsequently ejected from the competition and their results were expunged.

TournamentEdit

The teams played a single round-robin style competition. The team achieving first place in the overall standings was the tournament winner.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Kuwait 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 5
  Saudi Arabia 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 5
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 1 11 -10 2
  Qatar 3 0 0 3 0 10 -10 0

MatchesEdit

Saudi Arabia  2 – 2  Kuwait
United Arab Emirates  1 – 0  Qatar
Kuwait  2 – 0 2  Bahrain
Saudi Arabia  4 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Bahrain  6 – 2 2  Qatar
Kuwait  7 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia  4 – 0  Qatar
Bahrain  2 – 0 2  United Arab Emirates
Kuwait  5 – 0  Qatar
Saudi Arabia  2 – 1 1  Bahrain

1 The match was abandoned with Saudi Arabia leading 2-1 after Bahrain walked off the field to protest the officiating; Bahrain were subsequently ejected from the competition and their record was expunged.
2 The match was expunged after Bahrain were ejected from the competition.

ResultEdit

 2nd Arabian Gulf Cup Winners 
 
Kuwait
Second title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "الموقع الدائم لكأس الخليج العربي". Archived from the original on 2017-12-29. Retrieved 2018-02-04.

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