Doha, February 05 (QNA) – The competitions of the ninth edition of the Sports Tournament for GCC Universities and Higher Education Institutes, organized by the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), continued on Sunday at Aspire Zone, with the participation of 471 students representing 15 universities.

The tournament will continue until Feb. 10.

In the football competitions, five high-octane matches were played in Groups A and B, and resulted in the scoring of 20 goals.

In the first group, title holders Sultan Qaboos University defeated the hosts HBKU team 6-0, and Taibah University defeated University of Doha for Science and Technology 3-0. In the second group, Jazan University beat King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals 5-2. This victory put them atop the group after United Arab Emirates University and Kuwait University played out a 1 – 1 draw, and Qatar University drew 1-1 with the Omani University of Technology and Applied Sciences. (QNA)


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