|Host country||United Arab Emirates|
|Dates||19 March – 4 April 1982|
|Teams||6 (1 withdrew)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Kuwait (5th title)|
|Third place||United Arab Emirates|
|Fourth place||Saudi Arabia|
|Goals scored||38 (2.53 per match)|
The tournament was won by Kuwait, claiming their 5th title.
The teams played a single round-robin style competition. The team achieving first place in the overall standings was the tournament winner.
|United Arab Emirates||5||3||0||2||7||6||+1||6|
1 The match was declared null and void after Iraq withdrew from the competition.
|6th Arabian Gulf Cup Winners|
- Results from 1982 Gulf Cup at RSSSF.com