GCC U-17 Championship

The GCC U-17 Championship is an annual international football competition organised by the Gulf Cooperation Council. 2001 was the first edition of the tournament and was played in a round-robin group of five nations.

GCC U-17 Championship
Founded2001
RegionMiddle East
(AFC)
Number of teams6 (2 groups)
4 (Finals)
Current champions Saudi Arabia
(5th title)
Most successful team(s) Saudi Arabia
(5 titles)
2016 GCC U-17 Championship

RecordsEdit

The 2014 edition had been moved from Qatar to Bahrain, but was later cancelled in whole.

Season Host Winner Score Runner-up
2001[1]   Bahrain   Oman RR   Saudi Arabia
2002[1]   Saudi Arabia   Oman RR   Saudi Arabia
2003[2]   Qatar   Saudi Arabia RR   Qatar
2006[3]   Saudi Arabia   United Arab Emirates RR   Saudi Arabia
2008   Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia RR   United Arab Emirates
2009   United Arab Emirates   United Arab Emirates 1–1 (4–2 pen.)   Saudi Arabia
2010   Kuwait   United Arab Emirates 2–1   Saudi Arabia
2011   Qatar   Saudi Arabia 2–2 (4–3 pen.)   Qatar
2012   Kuwait   Saudi Arabia 1–0   Qatar
2013   Qatar   United Arab Emirates 2–2 (3–0 pen.)   Oman
2015   Qatar   Oman 0–0 (5–3 pen.)   Saudi Arabia
2016   Qatar   Saudi Arabia RR   Oman

Performance by countryEdit

Nation Champions Runners-up
  Saudi Arabia 5 (2003, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2016) 6 (2001, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2015)
  United Arab Emirates 4 (2006, 2009, 2010, 2013) 1 (2008)
  Oman 3 (2001, 2002, 2015) 2 (2013, 2016)
  Qatar - 3 (2003, 2011, 2012)

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Best Achievements of Omani Football in the Last Period". omanfa. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Gulf Cup Under 17 2003". goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Gulf Cup Under 17 2006". goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Detailed Winners List". Goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.

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