Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad
Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad

Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad – Saudi Arabia is one of those consistent teams who have been part of the FIFA World Cup for the last three decades. Saudi Arabia has again qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Saudi Arabia is not that team that has produced massive results but has always been part of the FIFA World Cup recently. 

The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be played from 20th November to 18th December 2022. This time, the Saudi Arabia team has been pooled into Group C. Under the leadership of Salman Al-Faraj, Saudi Arabia will look to create a historic run for Saudi Arabia at FIFA World Cup 2022. 

Past Performances: How has Saudi Arabia Fared at the FIFA World Cup?

The FIFA World Cup started in 1930. At that time, Saudi Arabia was not a member of FIFA due to which they did not participate in world cups. 

The Saudi Arabia football federation was established in 1956. Even after that, Saudi Arabia did not enter the qualification rounds of the FIFA World Cup. They started participating in qualification rounds in 1978 and failed to qualify till 1990. 

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was a historic one where the team did not just qualify for the world cup but also reached the Round of 16. In the course, they defeated Belgium, and Morocco in group stage and lost to Sweden in the Round of 16. 

Barring the 2010 and 2014 world cups, Saudi Arabia has qualified for every world cup since then. Keeping side the heroics of the 1994 world cup, Saudi Arabia has failed to progress through the group stage at every FIFA World Cup edition played.

Year Result Position
1930 Not a FIFA Member
1958 Did not Enter
1978 Did not Qualify
1994 Round of 16 12th
1998 Group stage 28th
2002 32nd
2006 28th
2010 Did not Qualify
2018 Group stage 26th
2022 Qualified
2026 To be determined

Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule: Get Saudi Arabia Fixtures for FIFA WC 2022

Saudi Arabia is part of Group C and is pooled along with Argentina, Poland and Mexico. Saudi Arabia will open their campaign against Messi’s Argentina on 22nd November at Lusail Stadium. Their match against Argentina will be followed by Poland on 26th November at Education City Stadium. Saudi Arabia’s final group stage match will be against Mexico at Lusail Stadium on 30th November 2022. 

Date Match Venue
22nd November 2022 Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail
26th November 2022 Saudi Arabia vs Poland Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan
30th November 2022 Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail

Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

The team under the leadership of Salman Al-Faraj will be looking to repeat their best performance. The Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup team is yet to be announced. The announcement is expected in the next few days. We will update the team squad once the official announcement is made by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. 

No. Pos. Player
GK Mohammed Al-Owais
GK Fawaz Al-Qarni
GK Mohammed Al Rubaie
DF Yasser Al-Shahrani
DF Mohammed Al-Breik
DF Ali Al-Bulaihi
DF Sultan Al-Ghanam
DF Hassan Tambakti
DF Abdulelah Al-Amri
DF Ziyad Al-Sahafi
DF Ali Lajami
MF Salman Al-Faraj
MF Salem Al-Dawsari
MF Abdullah Otayf
MF Hattan Bahebri
MF Mohamed Kanno
MF Abdulaziz Al-Bishi
MF Abdulrahman Ghareeb
MF Sami Al-Najei
MF Ali Al-Hassan
MF Nasser Al-Dawsari
MF Khalid Al-Ghannam
MF Abdulrahman Al-Aboud
FW Firas Al-Buraikan
FW Abdullah Al-Hamdan

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