1970 Gulf Cup of Nations

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1970 Gulf Cup of Nations
Tournament details
Host country Bahrain
Dates 27 March – 3 April
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 19 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s) Kuwait Mohammed Al Masoud
Kuwait Jawad Khalaf (3 goals)
Best player Qatar Khaled Ballan

The first Gulf Cup of Nations or Arabian Gulf Cup (Arabic: كأس الخليج العربي‎‎), was held in Bahrain, in March and April 1970.

The tournament was won by Kuwait, who beat the hosts Bahrain in the last match to clinch first place.

Tournament[edit]

The four teams in the tournament 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 3 3 0 0 10 4 +6 6
 Bahrain 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 3
 Saudi Arabia 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 2
 Qatar 3 0 1 2 4 7 -3 1

Matches[edit]

27 March 1970
Bahrain  2 – 1  Qatar

28 March 1970
Kuwait  3 – 1  Saudi Arabia

30 March 1970
Bahrain  0 – 0  Saudi Arabia

31 March 1970
Kuwait  4 – 2  Qatar

2 April 1970
Saudi Arabia  1 – 1  Qatar

3 April 1970
Kuwait  3 – 1  Bahrain

Result[edit]

 1970 Gulf Cup of Nations Winners 

Kuwait
First title

External links[edit]