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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain to Take Part in Gulf Football Cup in Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain to Take Part in Gulf Football Cup in Qatar

Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 - 08:30
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain confirm participation in Gulf Cup in Qatar. (AFP)

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced they will participate in the upcoming Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar.


The Saudi Arabian Football Federation said on Tuesday that it had accepted the invitation to take part in the tournament, due to be held between November 24 and December 6.


"The Saudi Football Federation has received a letter from the Arabian Gulf Cup federation, which includes a renewal of their invitation to participate in the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup championship," it said in a statement on Twitter.


"The (Saudi) federation has decided to agree to participate."


In separate statements, the football federations of the UAE and Bahrain announced that they too will take part.


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