GCC U-19 Championship

The GCC U-19 Championship is an annual international football competition organised by the Gulf Cooperation Council. 2012 was expected to be the first edition of the tournament, set to be played in Qatar, however, the first edition was played in 2015 with the 2nd edition once again hosted by Qatar in 2016.[1][2]

GCC U-19 Championship
RegionMiddle East
Number of teams6 (2 groups)
4 (Finals)
Current champions Saudi Arabia
(1st title)
Most successful team(s) Oman
 Saudi Arabia
(1 title each)
2016 GCC U-19 Championship


Season Host Winner Score Runner-up Third Score Fourth
2015[3]  Qatar  Oman 1–1 (5–3 pens.)  Bahrain  Kuwait 1–0  Saudi Arabia
2016[4]  Qatar  Saudi Arabia round-robin  Oman  United Arab Emirates round-robin ?


  1. "Qatar drawn in Group A of GCC Under-19 event". QFA. 30 June 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  2. "U-19 GCC Championship to be held at Aspire Academy". QFA. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  3. "2015 Gulf Cup Under 19". goalzz.com. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  4. "GCC U-19 CONCLUDES IN THE ASPIRE DOME". aspire.qa. 4 September 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

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