Oman clinch historic victory in Gulf Cup

January 18, 2009
Oman won a first ever Gulf Cup after beating Saudi Arabia 6-5 on penalties following a goalless draw at Sultan Qaboos Complex Stadium in Muscat.

After a goalless 120 minutes, which was dominated by hosts Oman, the first 10 penalties in the shoot-out were successful until Saudi Arabia midfielder Taisir Al Jassim sent his effort wide allowing Mohamad Rabih to seal the historic win.

Oman finished runner-up to United Arab Emirates last time out in 2007 after losing the previous ...

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