2012 GCC U-23 Championship

The 2012 GCC U-23 Championship is the fourth edition of GCC U-23 Championship taking place in Qatar between 1 September and 11 September 2012. It will be the third time that Qatar have been hosts. Six nations have entered.

2012 GCC U-23 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryQatar
DatesSeptember 1, 2012 – September 11, 2012
Teams6 (from UAFA confederations)
Final positions
Champions Saudi Arabia (2nd title)
Runners-up Bahrain
Third place United Arab Emirates
Fourth place Qatar
Tournament statistics
Matches played11
Goals scored28 (2.55 per match)
Top scorer(s)Saudi Arabia Abdulrahman Al-Ghamdi (5 Goals)
Best player(s)Saudi Arabia Mustafa Basas
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2013

Participating teamsEdit

Group A Group B

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Qatar 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4
  United Arab Emirates 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
  Kuwait 2 0 0 2 3 5 −2 0
Qatar  1 – 1  United Arab Emirates
Aspire Academy - Doha
Referee: Fahad Al-Mirdasi (Saudi Arabia)

United Arab Emirates  2 – 1  Kuwait
Aspire Academy - Doha

Kuwait  2 – 3  Qatar
Aspire Academy - Doha

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 4
  Bahrain 2 1 0 1 1 3 −2 3
  Oman 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1
Oman  1 – 1  Saudi Arabia

Bahrain  1 – 0  Oman

Saudi Arabia  3 – 0  Bahrain

Semi finalsEdit

Qatar  2 – 2
2 – 4 Penalties
  Bahrain
Referee: Fahad Al-Mirdasi (Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Arabia  3 – 0  United Arab Emirates

5th place playoffEdit

Kuwait  1 – 2  Oman

3rd place playoffEdit

United Arab Emirates  0 – 0
4 – 3 penalties
  Qatar
Referee: Mr Abdulameer Abdulshaheed (Bahrain)

FinalEdit

Saudi Arabia  2 – 0  Bahrain
Referee: Ahmed Al-Kaaf (Oman)