Saudi Arabia qualifies for Football World Cup

By Rajive Singh

Nawaf Al Abed of Saudi Arabia fights for the ball with Hotaru Yamaguchi of Japan. – Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser/Wam

JEDDAH 7 September 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national football team has clinched a spot at the 2018 World Cup in Russia next year.

The Saudi team’s qualification is the fifth in its history.

The qualification came after the team won its match against Japan here 1-0.