Dec 5, 2010

Kuwait clinched a timely morale boost ahead of January's Asian Cup with a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the 20th Gulf Cup final today. Walid Ali scored the only goal in the fourth minute of extra time.

The two-week tournament, which started on November 22, featured Yemen, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE, Oman and Qatar.

This is the 10th time that Kuwait has won the Gulf Cup which is a new record. Saudi Arabia was going for its fourth Gulf Cup crown.

Final whistle and mini celebration

Celebrations in Kuwait