As part of one of the matches of the group stage of the Arab Nations Cup, the players of the national teams of Iraq and Oman will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in this duel? Our sports portal gives a forecast for this game.


The Iraqi national team won the selection for the 2022 World Cup. In the six rounds played, the team was able to score four points. She has not won a single victory. In four meetings, she drew, and also suffered two defeats. The overall score of 3:9 is not the most pleasant, but this is football, where the strongest team wins. In November, the Iraqis played 2 matches. First, they parted in peace with Syria (1:1), after which they lost to South Korea with a crushing score of 0:3.


Oman performed better than its opponent in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but the team will still not get into the final part of the tournament. In six meetings, the Omanis were able to beat their opponents twice, drew 1 time, and were weaker in three matches. Like Iraq, Oman held two meetings in November – a draw with China (1:1) and a 0:1 defeat by Japan.

Statistics and figures:

  • Iraq is the favorite of the meeting;
  • Iraq has a 7-match winless streak;
  • Oman has a 2-match winless streak;
  • The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 1:1.


Most likely, Oman will not be able to lose in this meeting. The Omanis have a more stable form, and in this confrontation they will be able to overcome their opponent. The coefficient for this event is very solid.