2005 News Story
 

06/09/2005
Saudi soccer team wins through to 2006 World Cup

  Saudi captain Sami Al-Jaber fights Uzbekistan defender for the ball during World Cup 2006 qualifier at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh June 8, 2005 (Photo courtesy of Arab News)

Saudi Arabia’s national soccer team will once again take part in the World Cup tournament, this time in 2006 in Germany. Yesterday, 75,000 fans at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh saw the team win 3-0 over Uzbekistan, gaining 11 points from five games in Group A of the Asian qualifying round.


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