Arabian Gulf Cup: Iraq wins opening match against Qatar 2-1

In a passionate match that kept Khalifa International Stadium’s almost full crowd in toes, Iraq won the opening match against Qatar 2-1 in Arabian Gulf Cup’s opening match.

Till half-time, Iraq was leading with 2 goals against a goalless Qatar.

Abdulaziz Hatem brought Qatar’s consolation goal at 49th minute.

Iraq’s match-winner was Mohammed Qasim who shot at the goal post at 18th and 27th minutes.

Earlier HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani opened the 24th edition of the at Khalifa International Stadium on Tuesday evening.

The opening was attended by HH the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HH the Personal Representative of HH the Amir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al-Thani and HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa Al-Thani.

Credit to The Peninsula

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