UAE to host 2019 Gulf Cup

The Gulf Cup of Nations will be held in the United Arab Emirates in 2019, according to reports.

The decision will be announced on April 27 in Doha, where the general congress of the GCC Football Federations will be hosted.

The 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations will be held in Qatar in late December, with seven teams to compete for the conferential title.

The current defending champions are Qatar, who defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 in the 2014 final match.