Saudi Arabia win GCC u-19 title in Doha
DOHA: Saudi Arabia’s U-19 side beat hosts Qatar 3-0 to lift the Gulf
Youth Championship at Aspire Dome.
Saudi Arabia exhibited quality football to nail their fourth win in
QFA officials presented the champion’s cup and medals to the winners
and the runners-up.
Hassan Ali and Awad Aljdani (two goals) were the heroes for Saudi
Qatar team struggled with coordinated moves in the final game.
Oman finished second in the tournament whereas the UAE were
placed third. Qatar finished fourth while Bahrain ended last in the
The August 22-September 3 round robin tournament featured teams
from Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia competing for
the regional title.
The Oscar Cano-coached Qatar side is currently preparing for the U-19
Asian Cup to be held in Bahrain later this year.
Qatar are the defending champions, having won the previous edition
in October 2014.