The Kuwait national team scored a late goal through Ahmed Al-Dhafiri to stun the Emirates and win 1-0 at Al-Minaa Stadium in the second round of the Gulf Cup Football Championship on Tuesday.

This victory raised Kuwait’s balance to three points, to occupy third place in Group Two, behind Qatar and Bahrain, on goal difference, while the UAE was bid farewell to the tournament after failing to score any points after two rounds, after losing to Bahrain in the first match.

The Kuwaiti joy came in the 93rd minute through Ahmed Al-Dhafiri, who executed a direct free kick that deceived Khaled Issa to score the only goal of the match.

The UAE will play in the next round against Qatar, while Kuwait will face Bahrain.

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