Kuwait Vs KSA
Date: 05 Dec 2010
Stadium: 22 May
Result: Kuwait 1/0 KSA – Over time.
Kuwait won the Gulf Cup Champion after beating Saudi Arabia 1/0 in the final match. It took 94 minutes for the Kuwaiti team to score the only goal in the match by Walid Ali in the over time. Both teams played good in defending their goals but Walid was able to score the only goal which was enough for them to get the trophy.
This is the first champion for Kuwait since 1998, and the 10th in total of Gulf Cup champions to maintain the most Gulf Cup country to win this tournament which started in 1970. It is a great achievement for the young team who faced a lot of struggles in the recent years and had some problems eternally where the FIFA banned them from playing internationally for some time last year.
Kuwait won everything in Gulf Cup 20. The Kuwaiti player Fahad Al Enezi won the Best Player of the tournament and Bader al Mutawaa scored the most goals, while Nawaf Al Khaldi won the best goal keeper of the Gulf Cup 20.
The biggest winner of the Gulf Cup 20 is Yemen Country. Everyone was pessimistic about holding Yemen the tournament due to safety reason. But Yemeni people showed how they can handle this big tournament professionally which was one of the best Gulf Cup tournaments recently.