Oman make history to win the Gulf Cup

Oman 0* – Saudi Arabia 0 (Pens. 6-5) (Gulf Cup Final, January 17, 2009) Hosts Oman made history on Saturday after beating Saudi Arabia 6-5 in a penalty shootout to win the 19th Gulf Cup for the first time. Taiseer Al Jasem, one of Saudi Arabia’s best players in the tournament, was the villain, failing to find the back of the net on the sixth penalty.