Turki Al-Alshikh clarifies his position on the UEFA collusion with the channel beIN sport

  today ,Turki Al-Alshikh was clarified his position on the actions of the Union of European Football Association “UEFA’ and its correlation to some channels that used politics when broadcasting the games in different places ” The news of my dismissal from my position has been circulated in the past two days. First of all: it is an assignment, not an honor. If this was the case, there would be millions of people out there who are just like Turki Al-Sheikh, or even better than he is. Second: I was pleased…

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Good, but not good enough’: Juan Antonio Pizzi on Saudi Arabia’s defeat to Uruguay

Good, but not good enough. That was what Juan Antonio Pizzi stated as he declared himself pleased with his team’s performance in the 1-0 defeat to Uruguay on Wednesday night. But he lamented his side’s lack of firepower as they exited the World Cup after just two matches. Pizzi had spoken passionately about the need for his side to demonstrate a higher level of focus and performance in Rostov-on-Don after losing their opening game 5-0 to hosts Russia in Moscow last week. The Argentine got his wish with a display that…

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Al Hilal signs a contract with coach Jorge Jesus

Al-Hilal appointed experienced Portuguese head coach Jorge Jesus on a one-year deal, the Saudi Arabian giants announced. Jesus had one year remaining on his contract with Portugal’s Sporting CP but the 63-year-old opted to join Al-Hilal amid financial and political problems in Lisbon. The club informed the Lisbon stock exchange on Tuesday that the 63-year-old Jesus was leaving with one year left on a contract which reportedly paid 7m euros ($8.25m) annually. 7/6/18  

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Belgium stun Saudi Arabia 4-0 as Romelu Lukaku scored brace

Belgium stunned Saudi Arabia 4-0 in a friendly game on Tuesday, in context of the preparations of both teams for world cup 2018. Lukaku gave the hosts early lead in the 13th minute before adding a second goal in the 39th minute. After the break, Belgium continued dominating the game until Batshuayi scored a third in the 77th minute followed quickly by Kevin De Bruyne’s goal in the 78th minute. Knowing that the Saudi national team are in group A with Russia, Egypt and Uruguay, while Belgium play in group G…

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Thomas Meunier: The friendly against Saudi national team is a good test for us

Belgium Thomas Meunier, PSG’s right back, emphasized on the importance of their friendly against Saudi national team on Tuesday. He said to voetbalkrant: “I am still fit despite not playing regularly in the starting line-up for PSG.” He added: “Maybe the fixture against Saudi Arabia is not so attractive for people to watch but it’s important technically for us as they look like Tunisia, their rival in world cup.” Knowing that Belgium play in group G with England, Tunisia and Panama, while Saudi Arabia play in group A alongside the host…

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Al-Taawon and Al-Fateh are seeking to sign Shikabala

Both Al Taawon and Al-Fateh are seeking to sign Al-Raed’s midfielder and Egypt’s star Mahmoud Abdel Razeq (Shikabala) in the next summer transfer window. Shikabala joined Al-Raed last summer coming from Egypt El-Zamalek SC for a one-year loan and has just two games remaining with the team. Al-Raed’s are looking forward to convincing the Egyptian to stay but this’s going to be complicated a little bit with the team near to delegate.

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Saudi Arabia draw with Ukraine 1-1 in a friendly game

In their first games of preparation for 2018 world cup in Russia, the Saudi national team drew with Ukraine 1-1 at Marbella. The Ukrainian team were the first to score through Kravets in the 32nd minute, but the Saudi team reacted quickly just after 6 minutes as Saeed Al-Mowalad leveld in the 38th minute. Knowing that the Saudi national team is set to play a second friendly game against Belgium on next Tuesday.

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Pizzi: I am satisfied with the technical levels of the players

The Saudi national team concluded its training session on Marbella Stadium in preparation for the friendly against Ukraine on Friday evening at the Marbella Stadium in the third phase of the preparation for 2018 World Cup in Russia. . The training session began with running around the stadium, followed by warm-up exercises. Pizzi expressed his satisfaction with the technical levels of the players in terms of performance, indicating his keenness to continue to work throughout the coming period to make the team in full readiness for the World Cup. “We…

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Carreno: Uruguay and Saudi Arabia are favorite to proceed to the 2nd round in world cup 2018

Uruguay Jose Daniel Carreno, the former manager of Al Shabab, expected Uruguay and Saudi national teams to proceed to the second round of world cup 2018 in group A, emphasizing that the Argentinian manager Antonio Pizzi will lead the national team to succeed in the world cup. The group A includes Russia, the hosts, and Egypt in addition to Uruguay and Saudi Arabia.  

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