The AFC round of 16 line-up: Saudia will face the toughest possible opponent, Japan

The AFC round of 16 line-up: Saudia will face the toughest possible opponent, Japan The first Saudi team qualified for the round of 16 of the AFC Asian Cup 2019. Saudia will face Japan in the Round of 16 after coming second in the group stage losing to Qatar 2/0. The Greens scored 6 points in the first round of the 2019 Asian Cup, beating North Korea 4-0 in the opening match, and beating Lebanon 2-0 in the second round. Green will face Group F leaders Japan on Monday at 2:00…

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Al Moez Ali gifts the Qataris the lead of the group after beating Saudia 2-0

Al Moez Ali gifts the Qataris the lead of the group after beating Saudia 2-0 Al Moez Ali scored two goals to lead his country to a 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the Group F of the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE. The Qatari team lifted their lead in the standings to nine points with three consecutive victories. Meanwhile, Saudi balance stopped at six points in the second place. This win is historic as it is the first ever against Saudia at the Asian Cup. All three previous meetings…

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Fahad Al Muwallad: We are unstoppable and will win the Asian cup

Fahad Al Muwallad: We are unstoppable and will win the Asian Cup Fahad Al Muwallad confirmed that Saudia national team players have determination to win the 2019 Asian Cup in UAE. He added that they are seeking to win every match they play. Al Muwallad said before facing Qatar in the third round of the group stage: “We prepared to face Qatar. Although we qualified for the 16th Round of the competition, we are going to play very hard.” He continued: “All teams have an ambition to reach the final and…

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Saudia qualifies to the 2nd round of the AFC after beating Lebanon

Saudia qualifies to the 2nd round of the AFC after beating Lebanon The Saudi national team qualified for the last 16 of the 2019 Asian Cup, currently held in the United Arab Emirates, with a 2-0 victory over Lebanon in Group E. The two goals were scored by Fahad Al Muwallad in the 12th minute and Hussein Al Mekhoi in the 67th minute. Fahad Al Muwallad managed to exploit a defensive error from the players of Lebanon in returning the ball back to shoot a ball into the net, announcing…

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Saudia sweep North Korea 4-0 in the opening match of UAE 2019

Saudia sweep North Korea 4-0 in the opening match of UAE 2019 The first Saudi national football team announced themselves strongly in the Asian Cup 2019. This cup is currently in the UAE. Saudi team beat North Korea 4-0 in the first game of the continental championship. The Saudi team has dominated since the start of the match and forced the North Korean players to retreat to protect their region. The Greens had many chances, until Hattan Bahabri opened the scoring with a powerful shot in the 28th minute. Mohamed…

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Al Ghanaam and Musa substitute Al Khaibry and Al Faraj in Saudia squad

Al Ghanaam and Musa substitute Al Khaibry and Al Faraj in Saudia squad Saudi Arabia coach Juan Pizzi has ruled out on Monday Abdullah Al Khaibry. Saudi team will open their matches in the Asian Cup 2018 against North Korea on Tuesday. The coach called up Sultan Al-Ghannam to his list to replace Al Khaibri who suffered an injury. Meanwhile, Noah Musa joined the Saudi squad in UAE on Monday. Musa will replace the injured Salman Al Faraj.

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Saudia end preparation for the Asian cup with a draw against south Korea

Saudia end preparation for the Asian cup with a draw against south Korea Saudi Arabia’s national football team drew 1-1 with South Korea in UAE on Sunday. The South Koreans showed a relative advantage throughout the match, and were close to scoring on more than one occasion and missed a penalty. The Saudi team beginning was awful, and many players made mistakes in the middle of the pitch. With the start of the second half, the Korean team missed the chance to open the scoring from a complete one-on-one situation…

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Omar Hosawi: Our ambition in the AFC cup is limitless

Omar Hosawi: Our ambition in the AFC cup is limitless Omar Hosawi, the Saudi defender, has highlighted the importance of the current phase of the preparation program. This program is to get ready for the Asian Cup finals in the UAE from January 5 to February 2. Hosawi said: “The Saudi team are always a team with high expectations. Our ambition is high and unlimited. We always aim to have the best results, and the results will not be achieved without benefiting from the preparatory program. We seek to start…

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Saudia National team reached Dubai for the Asian Football confederation 2019

Saudia National team reached Dubai for the Asian Football confederation 2019 The Saudi national team arrived in Dubai. The team will begin the fourth and final stage of the preparation program for the 2019 Asian Federation cup. This version of the AFC starts in UAE next January. The Greens will continue preparation in Dubai until January 3. The team will play one friendly match against South Korea on December 31 as part of its preparatory program for the continental championship. Juan Pizzi, the Saudia coach, called up 23 players. The…

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Saudia climb to 69th in Fifa world rankings, Belgium and France are at the top

Saudia climb to 69th in Fifa world rankings, Belgium and France are at the top FIFA has announced the FIFA World Ranking for November 2018. This ranking came after the international break period which witnessed significant Arab progress. Saudi Arabia advanced three places in the rankings from last October to climb to the 69th place globally and the fifth place in the Asian continent. UAE team were ranked  79th on the world and eighth in Asia. Egypt advanced two places after their victory over Tunisia to be ranked 56th in…

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