United Arab Emirates defeated former Asian champions Iraq 2-1 in extra-time to claim their second Gulf Cup title in a thrilling final on Friday.
Emirati footballer Omar Abdul Rahman celebrates after scoring a goal against Iraq in the final match of the 21st Gulf Cup in Manama, on January 18, 2013. United Arab Emirates defeated Iraq 2-1 in extra-time to claim the 21st Gulf Cup in a thrilling final.
Substitute Ismail al-Hammadi scored the winner in the 107th minute as thousands of UAE fans, flown in by chartered flights specially for the title showdown, roared in celebration.
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