1999 News Story

Year-long soccer tournament for Centennial

The Board of the Saudi Football Federation yesterday decided to hold a soccer tournament for the King Abdul Aziz Cup lasting from the month of Shawwal 1419 H until the month of Shawwal 1420 H, as part of the Kingdom's centennial celebrations. Prizes of SR 500,000, SR 300,000, SR 200,000 and SR 100,000 (U.S. $ 134,000; $ 80,000; $ 54,000; and $ 27,000 respectively) will be given to the top four teams. Entrance to all matches in the tournament will be free for all spectators.