The Omani national team managed to beat their Yemeni counterpart 3:2 in the match that brought them together today at the International Stadium in Basra, as part of the first group competition for the Gulf Cup 25, which is hosting the city of Basra in the Iraqi Republic. The goals in the match were scored Oman, who waited only two minutes to score the fastest goals of the tournament. , but Yemen, who were aiming for a historic victory that had not been achieved since his first participation in 2003, equalized from a penalty kick through player Abdul Wasi Al-Matari at minute (12) before his colleague added player Omar. Al-Dahi scored the Yemenis’ second goal in the (30th) minute, but Omani player Rashid Al-Alawi equalized for his country in the (38th) minute, so the first half of the match ended in a draw.
In the second half, the awakening of the Omani team continued, which, two minutes after the start of this half, was transferred by its player Essam Al-Subhi, scoring the third goal for his country in the 47th minute, which was the goal that gave Oman won and won 3 points, which he added to his scoring.
With this win, Oman temporarily topped the first group standings as they now have 4 points, while Yemen was left without points in last place, and pending the second match, in which the Iraqi team, the owner of the land, owning one point on its balance sheet is expected to , will later face Saudi Arabia with 3 points.