10th Arabian Gulf Cup
|Dates||21 February – 9 March 1990|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Kuwait (7th title)|
|Goals scored||21 (2.1 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Mohammed Ibrahem (6 goals)|
|Best player(s)||Nasir Khamees|
Saudi Arabia withdrew before the tournament, as they considered that the horses in the competition logo were a reference to two animals used by the Kuwaitis in the Battle of Jahra in 1920. Iraq also withdrew while the tournament was still running, complaining about the referee on their tie with the UAE.
|United Arab Emirates||2||4||0||2||2||2||8||−6|
|United Arab Emirates||1–1||Oman|
|Fahad Khamis 58'||Hilal Hamoud 29'|
- Annulled games
|10th Arabian Gulf Cup Winners|
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