Gulf Cup 2019

Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia: how and where to watch, times TV, online

All the information on how to watch the 2019 Gulf Cup final between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, on 8 December.

Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia: how and where to watch, times TV, online

Follow Bahrain v Saudi Arabia live!

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will go head to head for glory in the 2019 Gulf Cup final in Doha on Sunday 8 December with the Pearl Divers seeking their first triumph in the competition after finishing as runners-up in 1970, 1982, 1992 and 2003.

Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia: 2019 Gulf Cup final, live online

The Green Falcons, meanwhile, will go into the game as slight favourites having lifted the Gulf Cup on three occasions (1994, 2002, and 2004) and reaching the final a further six times, including 2009, 2010 and 2014.

Saudi Arabia also had a quieter time of it in the semi-finals, seeing off the challenge of host nation Qatar 1-0 courtesy of Abdullah Al-Hamdan’s first half winner. Bahrain, on the other hand, were taken to the wire by Iraq on the same day and eventually prevailed from the penalty spot, Ali Jaafar Mohamed Ahmed Madan slotting home the decisive goal after Mohammed Qasim had missed for the Lions of Mesopotamia.

What time does Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia start?

The 2019 Gulf Cup final between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will kick off at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, on 8 December at the local time of 19:00.

That's 17:00 CET, 16:00 in the UK, 11:00 in New York and 08:00 in LA

Find out here what time the game gets underway where you are in the world.

How can I watch Bahrain vs Saudi Arabia?

With the Gulf Cup not officially recognized by FIFA there is very little information available on what channels or online platforms will be showing the game. We suggest you check your local TV listings to see if the game is on in your country. 

For example, in the MENA region Al Kass and BeIN Sports have the rights to the tournament, while Oman TV Sports and KTV Sports in Kuwait also hold broadcasting rights. 

Why not tune into AS English as Paul will be your host bringing you all the action from Doha as Bahrain and Saudi Arabia seek to be crowned champions of the 2019 Gulf Cup. Our inimitable live coverage, right here on AS English, will start shortly before kick-off in Qatar.