Saudi Arabia National Team 2018 FIFA World Cup

by Binor Tue Dec,2017
Saudi Arabia National Team 2018 FIFA World Cup

Saudi Arabia National Team represents Saudi Arabia in the international football competitions and is controlled by Saudi Arabian Football Federation. The team is also known as Al-Suqour (The Falcons), and Al-Akhdhar (The Green).

Saudi Arabia is one of the strongest nations in the Asian football having played the five editions of the last seven FIFA World Cup tournaments. They defeated Belgium and Morocco in their first world cup in 1994 and passed the group stage but failed on the next three occasions. They have won Asian Cup three times so far and the same number of runner-up positions.

Saudi Arabia was qualified for the World Cup 2018 being the runner-up of the AFC Group B qualification standing behind Japan. The team currently ranks 54th in FIFA world ranking and their best ever ranking is 27 in November 1998. Their worst ever ranking was on two occasions in 1970 and 1972. The team is currently managed by Edgardo Bauza under the captaincy of Osama Hawsawi. Majed Abdullah is the top scoring player with 71 goals so far and Mohamed Al-Deayea is the highest capped player with 178 appearances.

List of players with most possible chance to be included in the final squad of the World Cup 2018.


Mohammed Al-Owais
Yasser Al Mosailem
Abdullah Al-Mayouf
Waleed Abdullah
Assaf Al-Qarni


Osama Hawsawi
Mansoor Al-Harbi
Abdullah Al-Zori
Omar Hawsawi
Yasser Al-Shahrani
Motaz Hawsawi
Hassan Muath
Mohammed Al-Break
Mohammed Al-Fatil
Saeed Al Mowalad
Abdurahman Al-Obaid
Ahmed Assiri


Salman Al-Faraj
Yahya Al-Shehri
Abdulmalek Al-Khaibri
Housain Al-Mogahwi
Salem Al-Dawsari
Ahmed Al-Fraidi
Abdulmajeed Al-Ruwaili
Salman Al-Moasher
Abdulfattah Asiri
Taisir Al-Jassim
Nawaf Al-Abed
Fahad Al-Muwallad
Shaye Ali Sharahili


Mohammad Al-Sahlawi
Hazaa Al-Hazaa
Nasser Al-Shamrani
Naif Hazazi

More Biography