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Saudi Arabia drawn to 3rd Group in FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021

April 27, 2021

RIYADH — The official draw for the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 was conducted at Katara Opera House in Doha, Qatar tonight.

The draw was held in the presence of Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, president of the Arab Football Association; FIFA President Gianni Infantino; Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani, president of Qatar Olympic Committee; and Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani, president of the Qatari Association.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation Yasser Al-Mis'hal heads the Saudi delegation to the draw.

The delegation includes Secretary General of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation Ibrahim Al-Qassem, Director of the First National Saudi Team Hussein Al-Sadiq, and Technical Director Herve Renard.

As many as 23 Arab teams will participate in the tournament, which is the 10th edition of the Arab Cup. The matches will take place from Dec. 1 to 18, 2021, at six of the 2022 World Cup stadiums in Qatar.

The teams have been drawn into four groups of four, as follows:

Group 1: Qatar, Iraq, (Oman or Somalia), (Bahrain or Kuwait).

Group 2: Tunisia, UAE, Syria, (Mauritania or Yemen).

Group 3: Morocco, Saudi Arabia, (Jordan or South Sudan), (Palestine or Comoros).

Group 4: Algeria, Egypt, (Lebanon or Djibouti), (Libya or Sudan). — SPA


April 27, 2021
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