The French coach of the Saudi national football team, Herve Renard, announced the “green” list for his matches against China and Australia in the last ninth and tenth rounds of Group B competitions for the decisive round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
Saudi Arabia will be a guest of China on the twenty-fourth of this March, at the Sharjah Sports Stadium in the United Arab Emirates, and then concludes the qualifiers by facing the Australian team at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah on the twenty-ninth of it.
Saudi Arabia leads the group with 19 points, one point ahead of Japan and four points in front of Australia, third, while Oman occupies fourth place with eight points, and China is fifth with five points, in front of the last Vietnam with three points.
Saudi Arabia needs three points from its remaining matches against China and Australia, and it will also guarantee its presence in the Qatar World Cup, even in the event of an unexpected loss against China, in the event that Japan defeats its host Australia in the next round.
The list of the Saudi national team, which will travel Friday to Abu Dhabi to start its preparatory camp, included 26 players: Muhammad Al-Owais, Muhammad Al-Yami, Fawaz Al-Qarni, Amin Al-Bukhari, Abdullah Mado, Ahmed Sharahili, Hassan Al-Timbukti, Abdul-Ilah Al-Omari, Ziyad Al-Sahafi, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Miteb Al-Harbi, Muhammad Al-Buraik, Saud Abdul-Hamid, Salman Al-Faraj, Sami Al-Najai, Muhammad Kanoo, Ali Al-Hassan, Salem Al-Dosari, Abdul-Rahman Gharib, Khaled Al-Ghannam, Abdul-Rahman Al-Aboud, Abdul-Aziz Al-Bishi, Fahd Al-Mawlid, Hattan Bahbri, Firas Al-Braikan and Saleh Al-Shehri.
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