Gulf Cup of Nations: The UAE ease past Yemen

UAE 3 – Yemen 1 (Gulf Cup of Nations, January 5, 2009) Goals from Mohamed Omar and Ismail Al Hammadi inside the opening quarter of an hour set UAE on their way and Mohamad Saeid Al Shehhi added a third before Fares Juma was sent-off after 68 minutes. Yemen, who themselves had Mohamad Al Ammari dismissed midway through the first-half, netted a stoppage-time consolation through Al Nono. (First half highlights here.)

Saudi Arabia 0 – Qatar 0 (Gulf Cup of Nations, January 5, 2009)