Iraq overcame Qatar 2-1 to book an area in Thursday’s final against Oman, who edged Bahrain 1-0.
Hosts Iraq have gotten to the final of the Arabian Gulf Cup, defeating Qatar 2-1 in the semi-finals.
Ibrahim Bayesh opened the racking up for Iraq at the Basra International Stadium in the 19th minute on Monday before Qatar equalised via Amro Surag 10 mins later on.
Aymen Hussein racked up the champion for Iraq two minutes prior to the period to guarantee the hosts made it to their sixth last in the biennial competition.
Iraq, three-time Gulf Cup champions, will certainly tackle Oman in the last on Thursday.
Oman reached the last with a 1-0 gain Bahrain.
An objective by Jameel al-Yahmadi in 83rd-minute assisted Oman reach their 5th final.
Following his group’s removal from the tournament, Qatar’s trainer Bruno Miguel Pinheiro stated he was satisfied with his gamers’ performance, including that the Maroons’ showing might have been influenced by exhaustion.
“We appeared well throughout the 4 matches we played,” the Portuguese coach said after the match in Basra.
Pinheiro claimed it was a good understanding contour for his young side, recognizing that Iraq took their chances well and were the more scientific of both groups.
Last Updated: 17 January 2023