2012 GCC Champions League

The GCC Champions League (Arabic: دوري أبطال الخليج للأندية‎), is an annually organized football league tournament for club of the Arabian peninsula.

2012 GCC Champions League
دوري أبطال الخليج للأندية
Tournament details
Dates16 February - 10 June
Teams12 (from AFC/UAFA) confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsBahrain Al-Muharraq (1st title)
Runners-upUnited Arab Emirates Al-Wasl
Tournament statistics
Matches played34
Goals scored102 (3 per match)
2011

The 2012 edition was the 27th time that it has been organized.

The GroupsEdit

Four groups of three teams.

Top two from each group qualify for the one legged quarter finals with group winners hosting the matches.

Group A Group B Group C Group D

  Al-Jahra
  Al-Muharraq
  Fanja

  Al-Arabi Kuwait
  Al-Kharitiyat
  Al-Wahda

  Al-Khor
  Al-Naser
  Busaiteen

  Al-Nahda
  Al-Riffa
  Al-Wasl

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Muharraq 4 3 0 1 7 1 +6 9
  Al-Jahra 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 5
  Fanja 4 0 2 2 3 9 –6 2
Al Jahra FC  2 – 2  Fanja SC
Alexandre Nino   28'90' Mohammed Al-Mashari   72'
Iskandar Ahmad   90+2'
Referee: Khamis al-Marri (Qatar)



Al Muharraq SC  1 – 0  Al Jahra FC
Ismail Abdullatif   90+2' André Macanga  
Referee: Fahad Banihammad (UAE)



Fanja  0 – 3  Al-Muharraq



Fanja  1 – 1  Al-Jahra



Al-Jahra  1 – 0  Al-Muharraq



Al-Muharraq  3 – 0  Fanja

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Arabi Kuwait 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 9
  Al-Wahda 4 2 0 2 6 8 -2 6
  Al-Kharitiyat 4 1 0 3 3 8 –5 3
Al Kharitiyath SC  0 – 2  Al Wahda SCC
Ismail Matar   58'
Fernando Baiano   65'
Referee: Ali Abdulnabi (Bahrain)



Al Wahda SCC  1 – 2  Al-Arabi SC
Ismail Matar   72'
Mubarak al-Mansouri  
Hussain Al-Moussawi   56'63'
Referee: Fahad Jaber al-Marri (Qatar)



Al-Arabi Kuwait  3 – 0  Al-Kharitiyat



Al-Wahda  2 – 1  Al-Kharitiyat



Al-Kharitiyat  2 – 1  Al-Arabi Kuwait



Al-Arabi Kuwait  5 – 1  Al-Wahda

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Khor 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 9
  Al-Naser 4 1 1 2 6 6 0 4
  Busaiteen 4 1 1 2 5 8 –3 4
Al Nasr SC  0 – 1  Al Khor SC
Júlio César   43'
Referee: Abdullah al-A'ajil (UAE)





Busaiteen  1 – 3  Al-Naser



Al-Khor  2 – 1  Al-Naser



Busaiteen  2 – 1  Al-Khor



Al-Naser  2 – 2  Busaiteen

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Wasl 4 4 0 0 11 4 +7 12
  Al-Riffa 4 1 1 2 6 8 -2 4
  Al-Nahda 4 0 1 3 6 11 –5 1
Riffa SC  3 – 1  Al-Nahda
Salman Isa   35'
Adam Abu Bakr   37'77'
Hilal Nasr al-Khanbashi   60'
Hugues-Wilfried Da  
Referee: Waleed al-Shatti (Kuwait)



Al-Nahda  0 – 2  Al-Wasl



Al-Wasl  3 – 1  Al-Riffa



Al-Riffa  0 – 2  Al-Wasl



Al-Nahda  2 – 2  Al-Riffa



Al-Wasl  4 – 3  Al-Nahda

Quarter finalsEdit

Al-Khor  1 – 0  Al-Jahra
Al-Wasl  1 – 1
5:3 penalties
  Al-Wahda
Al-Muharraq  3 – 0  Al-Naser
Al-Arabi Kuwait  2 – 1  Al-Riffa

Semi finalsEdit

1st LegsEdit

Al-Wasl  3 – 0  Al-Khor
Al-Arabi Kuwait  2 – 1  Al-Muharraq

2nd LegsEdit

Al-Khor  2 – 1  Al-Wasl

Al Wasl advanced to the final 4:2 on aggregate

Al-Muharraq  2 – 0  Al-Arabi Kuwait

Al Muharraq advanced to the final 3:2 on aggregate

FinalEdit

1st LegEdit

Al-Muharraq  1 – 3  Al-Wasl

2nd LegEdit

Al-Wasl  1 – 3
4:5 penalties
  Al-Muharraq

Al Muharraq became champions, winning on penalties, the first team from Bahrain to be crowned champions.

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