2008 GCC U-23 Championship

The GCC U-23 Championship was played for the first time in 2008.

2008 GCC U-23 Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySaudi Arabia
Dates6 January 2008 - 17 January 2008
Teams5 (from UAFA confederations)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (1st title)
Runners-up Bahrain
Third place Qatar

The championship was held in Saudi Arabia. Only five nations took part, hosts Saudi Arabia and nations Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Saudi Arabia became the first champions of this age-grouped event.

Participating nationsEdit

Fixtures & ResultsEdit

Final GroupEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Saudi Arabia 10 4 3 1 0 7 2 +5
  Bahrain 7 4 2 1 1 6 4 +2
  Qatar 5 4 1 2 1 8 5 +3
 Oman 3 4 1 0 3 4 7 −3
 Kuwait 3 4 1 0 3 3 10 −7
Saudi Arabia  1 – 0  Oman
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Kuwait  2 – 1  Qatar
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Bahrain  2 – 1  Oman
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Saudi Arabia  2 – 2  Qatar
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Bahrain  3 – 1  Kuwait
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Oman  0 – 4  Qatar
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Saudi Arabia  3 – 0  Kuwait
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Bahrain  1 – 1  Qatar
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Kuwait  0 – 3  Oman
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Saudi Arabia  1 – 0  Bahrain
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