Oman’s interim coach, Muhanna Said al Adawi, was hardly aware that his team had shattered a record in the course of the 14-0 win against Bhutan on Tuesday.
The weather office had sent out a forecast for a few spells of rain and generally cloudy weather this week.
Oman captain and English Championship side Reading goalkeeper Ali al Habsi has made it to the Championship team of the season announced by popular website, WhoScored.com, based on the allround ratings for the campaign so far.
Oman Sail's Diam 24 team has its sights fixed firmly on a podium finish in the Tour de France a la Voile (TDV) as it prepares to go into battle in the 2017 European season opener on Thursday.
Skipper Virat Kohli said Australia were no longer his friends after India wrapped up a bad-tempered Test series 2-1 with a thumping eight-wicket win in Dharamsala on Tuesday.
Iran's Mehdi Taremi dealt China's World Cup hopes a major blow on Tuesday, as Australia grabbed a crucial win over UAE to stay in the hunt for an automatic spot at Russia 2018.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi was suspended for four Argentina matches by FIFA on Tuesday for swearing at an assistant referee, a ban that will see the striker miss out on decisive qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup.
It has been almost a year since Oman last played a competitive football match. Much water has flown since the March 29, 2016 match in Tehran, Iran when Oman exited from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification round.