Basra / NINA / The arrival of all the Gulf teams to Basra was completed this evening, Wednesday, with the arrival of the Qatari team, to participate in the Gulf Championship 25, whose matches will start at the Sports City and Olympic Minaa stadiums next Friday .
The teams were divided into two groups, the first group included Iraq - Yemen - Saudi Arabia - Oman, and the second group: Bahrain - Kuwait - Qatar - UAE.
The Iraqi and Omani teams will open the Gulf 25 matches next Friday at the Sports City Stadium in Group A.
The Iraqi national team participated for the first time in the fourth Gulf Championship held in Qatar in 1976 and lost the final match against the Kuwaiti national team by four goals to two, while Iraq was crowned in the fifth championship in 1979 which was held in the capital Baghdad and its competitions took place at the International Sha'ab Stadium led by the late Amo Baba.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency