Arabian Gulf Cup 25 runners-up Oman returned home after their impressive performance in the eight-nation tournament in Iraq.
Hosts Iraq edged the Red Warriors 3-2 in a thrilling final that went into the extra-time at the Basra International Stadium on Thursday night.
The team was received in the VIP hall at Muscat International Airport by Sayyid Saeed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth for Culture, and Khalid bin Salem Al Ghassani, Advisor to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth.
The participating delegation, headed by Mohsen bin Hamad al Masrouri, Vice-President of the Oman Football Association, included: Ahmed al Rawahi, Mohammed al Musalmi, Juma al Habsi, Mahmoud al Mushaifari, Hareb al Saadi, Salah al Yahyaei, Fayez al Rashidi, Ahmed al Khamisi, Amjad al Harthy, Ahmed al Adawi, Essam al Subhi, Ahmed al Matroushi, Ibrahim al Mukhaini, Ahmed al Kaabi, Moataz Salah Abd Rabbo, Jamil al Yahmadi, Musaab al Maamari, Fahmy Beit Durbin, Khaled al Buraiki, Zahri al Ghabri, Omar al Maliki, Arshad al Alawi and Al Mundhir al Alawi.
Oman head coach Branko Ivankovic and other coaching and technical staff accompanied the team.