Terrifying footage shows Omani fans rushing to greet their players afer their victory.
Mohammed Al Musallami (R) of Oman vies with Omar Abdulrahaman of the United Arab Emirates during the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup Final soccer match between Oman and the United Arab Emirates, in Kuwait City, on January 5, 2018.
Italian tactician Zaccheroni has been in charge of the UAE team for a few months and had taken them to the Gulf Cup Final.
Thousands of Qataris also celebrated on Doha Corniche to express their support for Oman which had been defying pressure by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain and standing by Qatar during the ongoing illegal blockade.
Kuwait are the most successful team in the tournament's history with 10 titles since its inception in 1970.
Oman beat the UAE 5-4 on penalties at the Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City on Friday, their second triumph since they won it on home soil in 2009. Mohsen Johar's deliveries were on point as he first found Fahmy Saeed from a corner kick in the 20th minute and then Ahmed Mubarak from an angled free-kick two minutes later. But Omani goalkeeper Fayez al-Rashidi produced an excellent save to block Abdulrahman's shot.
The Gulf Cup final was the 23rd to be held.