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Kuwait SC clinch third consecutive Kuwait Crown Prince Cup


Kuwait City: Defending champions Kuwait SC came from a goal down to defeat Al Qadsia 2-1 in extra time to win their third consecutive Kuwait Crown Prince Cup at Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium on Tuesday.

Kuwait SC are now tied with Al Qadsia, with both having won the Kuwait Crown Prince Cup nine times.

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Al Qadsia opened the scoring on 10 minutes when Ahmed Al Dhefiri sent a neat pass to Jordanian forward Odai Al Saify, who unleashed a powerful shot from the left flank past Hameed Al Qallaf.

Kuwait SC leveled the score in the second half when Talal Al Fadhel sent a free-kick into the danger area before Tunisian forward Ahmed Akaichi’s lob found the back of the net on 65 minutes.

The two sides failed to score in the remaining minutes of the half but Kuwait sealed the win in the second period of extra time when French midfielder Abdoul Sissoko fired home from inside the box.

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