Gulf Cup of Nations: Oman crush Iraq, Kuwait edge Bahrain

Oman 4 – Iraq 0 (Gulf Cup of Nations, January 7, 2009) Hassan Rabea Al-Hosni fired a hat-trick and namesake Emad Al-Hosni joined him on the scoresheet as Iraq suffered their third sending off in two matches. (First half highlights here, second half highlights here.)

Kuwait 1 – Bahrain 0 (Gulf Cup of Nations, January 7, 2009)