3rd Arabian Gulf Cup

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3rd Arabian Gulf Cup
Tournament details
Host country Kuwait
Dates 15 March – 29 March
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 13
Goals scored 45 (3.46 per match)
Top scorer(s) Kuwait Jasem Yacob (6 goals)
Best player Qatar Mohammed Ghanim

The 3rd Arabian Gulf Cup (Arabic: كأس الخليج العربي‎)[1] was held in Kuwait, between March 15 to March 29, 1974. All matches were played Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium.

The format of the competition was different from 1972, as the finals were expanded from 5 to 6 teams, and therefore there was a new system for the championship, the teams were divided into 2 groups of 3.

The tournament was won by the host country Kuwait, who beat neighbors Saudi Arabia 4-0 in the final.

Group A[edit]

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Kuwait 2 2 0 0 6 0 4
 Qatar 2 1 0 1 4 1 2
 Oman 2 0 0 2 0 9 0

Group B[edit]

  Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Saudi Arabia 2 2 0 0 6 1 4
 United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 4 2 2
 Bahrain 2 0 0 2 1 8 0

Knockout Map[edit]

Semi-finals Final
March 26 - Kuwait City
  Kuwait  6  
  United Arab Emirates  0  
 
March 29 - Kuwait City
      Kuwait  4
    Saudi Arabia  0
Third place
March 27 - Kuwait City March 29 - Kuwait City
  Saudi Arabia  3   United Arab Emirates  1(0)
  Qatar  1     Qatar(PSO)  1(3)

Result[edit]

 3rd Arabian Gulf Cup Winners 

Kuwait
Third title

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