1986 Gulf Cup of Nations

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1986 Gulf Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host country Bahrain
Dates 19 March – 4 April
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
Goals scored 53 (2.52 per match)

The 8th Gulf Cup of Nations was held in the Manama, Bahrain in March 1986.

The tournament was won by Kuwait, claiming their 6th title.

Iraq participated with the B team.

Tournament[edit]

The teams played a single round-robin style competition. The team achieving first place in the overall standings was the tournament winner.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 6 5 1 0 11 4 +7 11
 United Arab Emirates 6 3 1 2 10 7 +3 7
 Saudi Arabia 6 3 0 3 9 9 0 6
 Qatar 6 1 4 1 4 5 -1 6
 Bahrain 6 1 4 1 4 5 -1 6
 Iraq 6 1 3 2 8 9 -1 5
 Oman 6 0 1 5 4 11 -7 1

Result[edit]

 1986 Gulf Cup of Nations Winners 

Kuwait
Sixth title