UAE qualified for the final of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup in Kuwait after beating Iraq in penalty shoot-out at Kuwait's Jaber International Stadium on Tuesday.
A penalty shoot-out was required after the game finished scoreless at full-time. The UAE converted their first four penalty kicks, and advanced to the decider when Iraq missed two from the penalty spot.
The UAE will meet Oman in the final on Friday in Kuwait (KO 9pm), who earlier defeated Bahrain 1-0 in their semi-final, following an own goal by Mahdi Abduljbar.
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