GCC U-17 Championship

The GCC U-17 Championship is an annual international football competition organised by the Gulf Cooperation Council. 2001 was the first edition of the tournament and was played in a round-robin group of five nations.

GCC U-17 Championship
Founded2001
RegionMiddle East
(AFC)
Number of teams6 (2 groups)
4 (Finals)
Current champions Saudi Arabia
(5th title)
Most successful team(s) Saudi Arabia
(5 titles)
2016 GCC U-17 Championship

Records

The 2014 edition had been moved from Qatar to Bahrain, but was later cancelled in whole.

Season Host Winner Score Runner-up
2001[1]  Bahrain  Oman RR  Saudi Arabia
2002[1]  Saudi Arabia  Oman RR  Saudi Arabia
2003[2]  Qatar  Saudi Arabia RR  Qatar
2006[3]  Saudi Arabia  United Arab Emirates RR  Saudi Arabia
2008  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia RR  United Arab Emirates
2009  United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates 1–1 (4–2 pen.)  Saudi Arabia
2010  Kuwait  United Arab Emirates 2–1  Saudi Arabia
2011  Qatar  Saudi Arabia 2–2 (4–3 pen.)  Qatar
2012  Kuwait  Saudi Arabia 1–0  Qatar
2013  Qatar  United Arab Emirates 2–2 (3–0 pen.)  Oman
2015  Qatar  Oman 0–0 (5–3 pen.)  Saudi Arabia
2016  Qatar  Saudi Arabia RR  Oman

Performance by country

Nation Champions Runners-up
 Saudi Arabia5 (2003, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2016)6 (2001, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2015)
 United Arab Emirates4 (2006, 2009, 2010, 2013)1 (2008)
 Oman3 (2001, 2002, 2015)2 (2013, 2016)
 Qatar-3 (2003, 2011, 2012)

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See also

References

  1. "The Best Achievements of Omani Football in the Last Period". omanfa. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  2. "Gulf Cup Under 17 2003". goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  3. "Gulf Cup Under 17 2006". goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  4. "Detailed Winners List". Goalzz. Retrieved 6 January 2011.


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