Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live Broadcast Info: Saudi Arabia is known as one of Asia’s best football teams, however so far the team has not been able to go beyond the World Cup 2022 group stage. Since World Cup 2022 will be hosted in Qatar, the team will benefit from playing on home soil. This time, the team will find huge support from the local people which will certainly boost their morale.
The team qualified for the 2022 World Cup on 24th March 2022, and since then fans are eagerly waiting for the team to perform on this grand soccer stage. So looking at the fan’s interest we have shared important information related to Saudi Arabia’s coach, captain, the squad as well as World Cup results.
Salman Al-Faraj has been associated with Saudi Club Al-Hilal FC throughout his career. He has played 208 times scoring 17 goals. For Saudi Arabia national team, he has made 68 appearances as a midfielder scoring 8 goals.
Under his leadership, the team was able to clinch a single victory against Egypt in the 2018 World Cup.
World Cup 2022 Saudi Arabia Coach
It is for the second time after Russia 2018 cup, Herve Renard will be coaching team Saudi Arabia at Qatar 2022 World Cup. He has managed several National teams and clubs: Zambia, Ivory Coast, Angola, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia. His career also includes two African Cup titles.
Saudi Arabia’s World Cup Record &
So far Saudi Arabia’s national team has been successful to qualify once at the 1984 World Cup. It was their debut appearance as a team and also became the second Arab national team to achieve the feat.
It is for the first time, that the team will have participated in the upcoming 2022 FIFA world cup after failing to qualify in both the 2010 and 2014 tournaments. They were also knocked out of the group stage in Russia 2018 event.
Two of the important players to be seen in the World cup are Salem Al-Daswari and Fahad Al-Muwallad. Also the star goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais will be the permanent player on the team. Also, Yaseer Al-Shahrani and Salman Al-Faraj will showcase their experience on the field. Saleh Al-Shehri and Mohammed Al-Breik are also expected to find their place in the World cup 2022 squad.
Saudi Arabia potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Goalkeeper: Mohammed Al-Owais (Al-Hilal), Fawaz Al-Qarni (Al-Shabab), Mohammed Al Rubaie (Al-Ahli), Nawaf Al-Aqidi (Al-Nassr)
Defenders : Hassan Tambakti (Al-Shabab), Abdullah Madu (Al-Nassr), Ahmed Bamsaud (Al-Ittihad) , Saud Abdulhamid (Al-Hilal), Yasser Al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Amri (Al-Nassr), Ali Al-Bulaihi (Al-Hilal) , Sultan Al-Ghanam (Al-Nassr)
TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network) Live streams:Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV