In pictures: UAE win over rival Oman 1-0 in Gulf Cup of Nations

Ali Ahmed Mabkhoot of UAE scored sole goal from the penalty spot in the 27th minute to win over Oman in the opening match of the 23rd Gulf Cup of Nations at Jaber International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Ali Mabkhout (R) converts a penalty to give his team lead during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Ali Mabkhout (R) vies for the ball with Oman's Fahmi Said Bait Durbin (C) during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Ali Mabkhout (L) celebrates with teammate Ali al-Balushi after scoring during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Ali al-Hajri (R) vies for the ball with Oman's Fahmi Bin Saeed (L) during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Mohammad al-Minhali vies for the ball with Oman's Raed Saleh (L) during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Mohamed Ahmed vies for the ball with Oman's Harib Al-Saadi (R) during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Mohammad Abdulrahman (R) vies for the ball with Oman's Raed Saleh during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Mohammad Saleh vies for the ball with Oman's Raed Saleh (R) during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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Emirates' Italian head coach Alberto Zaccheroni instructs his players during the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations football match between UAE and Oman at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.
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