KUWAIT, Jan 7 (KUNA) -- Bahrain defeated the UAE 2-1 Saturday in the Group B first game as part of the 25th Arabian Gulf Cup currently held in the Iraqi city of Basra.
Titleholders, Bahrain, gained three points after Kamil Al-Aswad and Jassim Al-Sheikh had scored at minutes 60 and 77, respectively. UAE's sole goal was scored at minute 92.
Qatar and Kuwait are set to meet each other later today in the same group. (end) sad.tab.hm