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The GCC Champions League , formerly known as the Arabian Gulf Cup for Clubs , is an annually organized football league tournament for club of the Arab states. The tournament was first organised in 1982 and is currently is in its 26th edition
2011 GCC Champions League
The GCC Champions League , was an annually organized football league tournament for club of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf.The 2011 edition was the 26th time that it has been organized....

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Although having much popularity in its first decades of foundation, the tournament faced decline as the Asian Champions League and AFC Cup
AFC Cup
The AFC Cup is an annual international association football competition between domestic clubs sides run by the Asian Football Confederation . Qualification to the competition is to clubs from AFC-affiliated countries which fall into the AFC's 'developing nations' category as laid out in their...

 forced many Gulf clubs to be unable to participate in the competition

Winners of GCC Champions League

Season Winner Runner-up
2011
2011 GCC Champions League
The GCC Champions League , was an annually organized football league tournament for club of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf.The 2011 edition was the 26th time that it has been organized....

Al-Shabab
Al-Ahli Dubai
2009
Gulf Club Champions Cup 2009
-2nd Legs:-----1st Legs:-2nd Legs:-Winner:-Top goalscorers:*Source: -References:...

Al-Wasl
Al Wasl FC
Al Wasl Sports Club is a multi-sports club in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It is best known for its football team.-The Cheetahs:Being one of the most popular clubs in the UAE, AlWasl have had several nicknames. The most famous one being...


Qatar SC
2008
Gulf Club Champions Cup 2008
The Persian Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2008 edition was the 24th time that it has been organised.-Participating clubs:...

Al-Ahli
Al-Nasr
Al-Nasr
Al Nassr FC is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Riyadh. Formed in 1955 the club plays its home games at King Fahd Stadium and Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium. Its home colours are yellow and blue.-History:...


2007
2007 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Persian Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2007 edition was the 23rd time that it was organised and was won by United Arab Emirate side Al-Jazira Club for the first time.-The Groups:-Group...

Al-Jazira
Al-Ittifaq
Al-Ittifaq
Ettifaq FC or Al-Ettifaq Club is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in Dammam. 'Ittifaq' is Arabic for cooperation. Al Ettifaq was established after the merging of three clubs in the City of Dammam at the year 1944. Al Ettifaq is the first Saudi team to win an international title -...


2006
2006 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Persian Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2006 edition was the 22nd time that it was organised and was won by Sauid side Al-Ittifaq for the third time....

Al-Ittifaq
Al-Ittifaq
Ettifaq FC or Al-Ettifaq Club is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in Dammam. 'Ittifaq' is Arabic for cooperation. Al Ettifaq was established after the merging of three clubs in the City of Dammam at the year 1944. Al Ettifaq is the first Saudi team to win an international title -...


Al-Qadisiya
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Qadsia Sporting Club was founded in the State of Kuwait on 20 October 1960. Qadsia was first called Al Jzzira club. Based in Kuwait City Qadsia Club is one of the most popular clubs in Kuwait and were voted the best team in Kuwait of 2007–2008...


2005
2005 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Persian Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2005 edition was the 21st time that it was organised and was won by Kuwaiti side Al Qadsia Kuwait for the second time....

Al-Qadisiya
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Qadsia Sporting Club was founded in the State of Kuwait on 20 October 1960. Qadsia was first called Al Jzzira club. Based in Kuwait City Qadsia Club is one of the most popular clubs in Kuwait and were voted the best team in Kuwait of 2007–2008...


Al-Wasl
Al Wasl FC
Al Wasl Sports Club is a multi-sports club in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It is best known for its football team.-The Cheetahs:Being one of the most popular clubs in the UAE, AlWasl have had several nicknames. The most famous one being...


2003
2003 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2003 edition was the 20th time that it was organised and was won by Kuwaiti side Al Arabi Kuwait for the second time....

Al-Arabi
Al-Muharraq
Muharraq Club
Al-Muharraq Sports Club , is the oldest sports club in Muharraq island in the Persian Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 31 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports than football like Basketball and Volleyball...


2002
2002 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab Countries around the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs.The 2002 edition was the 19th time that it was organised and was won by Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli for the second time.-Results:...

Al-Ahli
Al-Muharraq
Muharraq Club
Al-Muharraq Sports Club , is the oldest sports club in Muharraq island in the Persian Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 31 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports than football like Basketball and Volleyball...


2001 Al-Ain
Al Ain FC
Al-Ain Sports and Cultural Club is a professional association football and mult-sports club based in the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. The football section of Al Ain won the 2003 AFC Champions League competition with a 2-1 aggregate victory over BEC Tero Sasana of Thailand.Al Ain...


Al-Ittihad
2000 Al-Qadisiya
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Qadsia Sporting Club was founded in the State of Kuwait on 20 October 1960. Qadsia was first called Al Jzzira club. Based in Kuwait City Qadsia Club is one of the most popular clubs in Kuwait and were voted the best team in Kuwait of 2007–2008...


Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...


1999 Al-Ittihad
Al-Salmiya
1998 Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...


Riffa Club
Bahrain Riffa Club
Al-Riffa Sports Club is a Bahraini football club based in Riffa, playing in the top division of Bahraini football. The club was founded in 1953 by the Kingdom's Prime Minister, HH Sh. Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa...


1997 Al-Nasr
Al-Nasr
Al Nassr FC is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Riyadh. Formed in 1955 the club plays its home games at King Fahd Stadium and Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium. Its home colours are yellow and blue.-History:...


Al-Kazma
Al Kazma Kuwait
Kazma Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate , Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait.-Naming:...


1996 Al-Nasr
Al-Nasr
Al Nassr FC is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Riyadh. Formed in 1955 the club plays its home games at King Fahd Stadium and Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium. Its home colours are yellow and blue.-History:...


Dhofar
Dhofar (football club)
Dhofar Sports, Cultural, and Social Club " because of their great success, or just plainly as Dhofar) is an Omani sports club, based in Salalah. Their home stadium is Al-Saada Stadium, but also recognize the older Salalah Sports Complex as their home ground...


1995 Al-Kazma
Al Kazma Kuwait
Kazma Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate , Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait.-Naming:...


unknown
1994 Al-Shabab
Al-Arabi
1993 Al-Shabab
Al-Shabab
1992 Al-Shabab
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...


1991 Al-Sadd
Al-Sadd
Sadd Sports Club known as Al-Sadd Club is a Qatari sports club, best known for its football team of the Qatar National First Division, from the city of Doha. The club goes with the Nickname "Al-Zaeem", which translates to "The Boss", and was founded by four students on the October 21, 1969 in...


Al-Sharjah
1989
1989 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs. The 1989 edition was known as the Gulf Cooperation Council Club Tournament....

Fanja
Fanja (Football club)
Fanja Sports Club is an Omani football club currently playing in the second division of the Oman Football Association. Fanja finished the 2010 season in the second division with third place—just short of qualifying for first division of the Omani League....


Al-Muharraq
Muharraq Club
Al-Muharraq Sports Club , is the oldest sports club in Muharraq island in the Persian Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 31 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports than football like Basketball and Volleyball...


1988
1988 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs. The 1988 edition was known as the Gulf Cooperation Council Club Tournament....

Al-Ittifaq
Al-Ittifaq
Ettifaq FC or Al-Ettifaq Club is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in Dammam. 'Ittifaq' is Arabic for cooperation. Al Ettifaq was established after the merging of three clubs in the City of Dammam at the year 1944. Al Ettifaq is the first Saudi team to win an international title -...


Al-Kazma
Al Kazma Kuwait
Kazma Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate , Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait.-Naming:...


1987
1987 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs. The 1987 edition was known as the Gulf Cooperation Council Club Tournament....

Al-Kazma
Al Kazma Kuwait
Kazma Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate , Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait.-Naming:...


Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...


1986 Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...


Al-Arabi
1985 Al-Ahli
Al-Arabi
1983
1983 Gulf Club Champions Cup
The Gulf Club Champions Cup is a football league tournament for the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, it's a tournament for clubs. The 1983 edition was known as the Gulf Cooperation Council Club Tournament....

Al-Ittifaq
Al-Ittifaq
Ettifaq FC or Al-Ettifaq Club is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in Dammam. 'Ittifaq' is Arabic for cooperation. Al Ettifaq was established after the merging of three clubs in the City of Dammam at the year 1944. Al Ettifaq is the first Saudi team to win an international title -...


Al-Arabi
1982 Al-Arabi
Riffa Club
Bahrain Riffa Club
Al-Riffa Sports Club is a Bahraini football club based in Riffa, playing in the top division of Bahraini football. The club was founded in 1953 by the Kingdom's Prime Minister, HH Sh. Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa...



By nation


The following table lists countries by number of winners and runner-ups in GCC Champions League.

Saudi Arabia is the current leader by nation with 13 titles.
# Nation Winners Runners-up
1 13 6
2 6 6
3 5 4
4 1 2
5 1 1
6 0 5

By club


The following table lists clubs by number of winners and runner-ups in the Cup.
Team Winners Runners-Up Years Won Years Lost
  Al-Ittifaq
Al-Ittifaq
Ettifaq FC or Al-Ettifaq Club is a Saudi Arabian professional football club based in Dammam. 'Ittifaq' is Arabic for cooperation. Al Ettifaq was established after the merging of three clubs in the City of Dammam at the year 1944. Al Ettifaq is the first Saudi team to win an international title -...

3 1 (2006, 1988, 1983) (2007)
  Al-Ahli 3 0 (2008, 2002, 1985)
  Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club , also known simply as Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian sports club based in the country's capital of Riyadh and best known for its professional football team, known as Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club...

2 3 (1998,1986) (2000, 1992, 1987)
  Al-Arabi 2 2 (2003, 1982) (1994, 1985)
  Al-Kazma
Al Kazma Kuwait
Kazma Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti football club founded in 1964. Kazma play in Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium which is located in Adiliya, Al Asimah Governorate , Kuwait City and is the 3rd largest stadium in Kuwait.-Naming:...

2 2 (1995, 1987) (1997, 1988)
  Al-Nasr
Al-Nasr
Al Nassr FC is a Saudi Arabian football club based in Riyadh. Formed in 1955 the club plays its home games at King Fahd Stadium and Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium. Its home colours are yellow and blue.-History:...

2 1 (1997, 1996) (2008)
  Al-Qadisiya
Al Qadisiya Kuwait
Qadsia Sporting Club was founded in the State of Kuwait on 20 October 1960. Qadsia was first called Al Jzzira club. Based in Kuwait City Qadsia Club is one of the most popular clubs in Kuwait and were voted the best team in Kuwait of 2007–2008...

2 1 (2005, 2000) (2006)
  Al-Shabab 2 1 (1992, 2011) (1993)
  Al-Shabab 2 0 (1994, 1993)
  Al-Ittihad 1 1 (1999) (2001)
  Al-Wasl
Al Wasl FC
Al Wasl Sports Club is a multi-sports club in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It is best known for its football team.-The Cheetahs:Being one of the most popular clubs in the UAE, AlWasl have had several nicknames. The most famous one being...

1 1 (2010) (2005)
  Al-Jazira 1 0 (2007)
  Al-Ain
Al Ain FC
Al-Ain Sports and Cultural Club is a professional association football and mult-sports club based in the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. The football section of Al Ain won the 2003 AFC Champions League competition with a 2-1 aggregate victory over BEC Tero Sasana of Thailand.Al Ain...

1 0 (2001)
  Al-Sadd
Al-Sadd
Sadd Sports Club known as Al-Sadd Club is a Qatari sports club, best known for its football team of the Qatar National First Division, from the city of Doha. The club goes with the Nickname "Al-Zaeem", which translates to "The Boss", and was founded by four students on the October 21, 1969 in...

1 0 (1991)
  Fanja
Fanja (Football club)
Fanja Sports Club is an Omani football club currently playing in the second division of the Oman Football Association. Fanja finished the 2010 season in the second division with third place—just short of qualifying for first division of the Omani League....

1 0 (1989)
  Al-Muharraq
Muharraq Club
Al-Muharraq Sports Club , is the oldest sports club in Muharraq island in the Persian Gulf region. Al-Muharraq Sports Club has won the Bahraini Football Premier League 31 times. Al-Muharraq Sports Club also takes part in other sports than football like Basketball and Volleyball...

0 3 (2003, 2002, 1989)
  Riffa Club
Bahrain Riffa Club
Al-Riffa Sports Club is a Bahraini football club based in Riffa, playing in the top division of Bahraini football. The club was founded in 1953 by the Kingdom's Prime Minister, HH Sh. Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa...

0 2 (1998, 1982)
  Al-Salmiya 0 1 (1999)
  Dhofar
Dhofar (football club)
Dhofar Sports, Cultural, and Social Club " because of their great success, or just plainly as Dhofar) is an Omani sports club, based in Salalah. Their home stadium is Al-Saada Stadium, but also recognize the older Salalah Sports Complex as their home ground...

0 1 (1996)
  Al-Sharjah 0 1 (1991)
  Al-Ahli 0 1 (2011)
  Al-Arabi 0 1 (1986)
  Qatar SC 0 1 (2010)

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