Qatar defeated four-time winners Japan in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football final at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The celebrations in Doha, Qatar, are in full swing to become the Asian champion.
This is the first major football tournament in the Gulf States.
Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
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Qatar's emirate pays tribute to a football team
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani from Qatar congratulated the football team of his country for a "historic victory".
"A tribute to our heroes who have made this tournament an Arab feat and … who have realized the dreams of millions of Qatari football fans in the great Arab world," wrote Sheikh Tamim on his personal Twitter account.
ألف مبروك لمنتخبنا ولقطر وشعبها هذا الفوز التاريخي بكأس آسيا 2019 .. ألف تحية لأبطالنا وللجهازين الفني والإداري الذين جعلوا هذه البطولة إنجازا عربيا وقدموا ملحمة كروية مثيرة وحققوا أحلام الملايين من مشجعي الكرة القطرية عبر الوطن العربي الكبير ..
– تميم بن حمد (@TamimBinHamad) February 1, 2019
Best Goalkeeper: Saad Al Sheeb, Qatar
Top Scorer: Almoez Ali, Qatar] Most Valuable Player : Almoez Ali, Qatar
Qatar wins first title
Qatar's national football team defeated Japan 3-3 in the final and won their first Asian Cup title.
– # AsianCup2019 (@afcasiancup) February 1, 2019
converts the penalty and takes his team 3 : 1 in the lead.
He receives a yellow card for stripping off his shirt to celebrate.
Five minutes extra time.
The Japanese Takumi Minamino scores in the 69th minute, the first goal of his team.
Replacements in the second half
The Japanese Yoshinori Muto comes for Genki Haraguchi.
Qatar's Boualem Khoukhi was hanged on a stretcher. He is replaced by Salem Al Hajri
Ownership: Qatar 45 percent, Japan 55 percent
Shots on goal: Qatar 5 (2), Japan 3 (0)
Fouls: Qatar : 5, Japan 6
Corners: Qatar 1, Japan 3
Qatar doubles lead
Abdelaziz Hatim scores the second goal for the Maroons in the 27th minute. What a goal by Qatar Abdulaziz Hatem # AsianCurch2019 […]  "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" " "" "" … second goal with team-mates [Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters]