2013 GCC U-23 Championship

The 2013 GCC U-23 Championship was the fifth edition of GCC U-23 Championship, taking place in Bahrain between 15 August and 24 August 2013. It was the first time that Bahrain had been hosts. Six nations entered. The 2013 edition was officially known as the Huawei GCC National Teams Under-23 Championship owing to sponsorship by Huawei.[1]

2013 Huawei GCC National Teams Under-23 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBahrain
Dates15 August – 24 August
Teams6 (from UAFA confederations)
Final positions
Champions Bahrain (1st title)
Runners-up Saudi Arabia
Third place Kuwait
Fourth place Oman
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored22 (2.2 per match)
2012
2015

Participating teamsEdit

Group A Group B

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Bahrain 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 6
  Kuwait 2 0 1 1 3 4 –1 1
  United Arab Emirates 2 0 1 1 1 2 –1 1
United Arab Emirates  0 – 1  Bahrain
Hamad Al Dakheel 21'
Referee: Khamis Al-Kuwari (Qatar)

Kuwait  1 – 1  United Arab Emirates
Sherida Shraideh 60' Salem Alrejaibi 50'
Referee: Sami Al-Nemari (Saudi Arabia)

Bahrain  3 – 2  Kuwait
Abdulla Shallal 20'
Abdulla Jawher Bakheet 31'
Abdulla Yousef
Mohammed Al Fahed 26'
Abdulrahman Alshammari 72'
Referee: Yasser Al-Rawahi (Oman)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 2 2 0 0 3 0 +3 6
  Oman 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 3
  Qatar 2 0 0 2 0 4 –4 0
Saudi Arabia  1 – 0  Qatar
Saleh Al Jamaan 32'
Referee: Jameel Juma Abdulhusain (Bahrain)

Oman  0 – 2  Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Ebrahim 68'
Ebrahim Tahir 87'
Referee: Ali Taleb (Kuwait)

Qatar  0 – 3  Oman
Abdulla Saleh Abdulhadi 14'
Badar Nasib Saleem
Sami Khamis Al Hasani 90'
Referee: Adel Al-Naqbi (UAE)

Semi finalsEdit

Bahrain  2 – 0  Oman
Mohammed Khaled 66'
Sayed Ahmed 86'
Referee: Sami Al-Nemari (Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Arabia  3 – 2  Kuwait
Saleh Jamaan 16', 37'
Abdulrahman Al Ghamdi 52'
Faraj Alzuaebi 64'
Abdulrahman Alshammari 69'
Referee: Khamis Al-Kuwari (Qatar)

3/4 Place MatchEdit

Kuwait  0 – 0
4-3P
  Oman
Referee: Jameel Juma Abdulhusain (Bahrain)

FinalEdit

Bahrain  1 – 0  Saudi Arabia
Hassan Jameel 31'
Referee: Yasser Al-Rawahi (Oman)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Huawei signs on as title sponsor for Gulf Cup". Retrieved 15 August 2013.