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Saudi Arabia


Federation founded: 1956
FIFA member since: 1956
Confederation: AFC
Colours: White and green
Nickname: The Green Falcons
World Cups qualified for: 4 (of 20)
Best results: Round of 16 in 1994.

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 13 W 2 D 2 L 9 GF 9 GA 32 Pts 8
Saudi Arabia are 50th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Round of 16 12 Squad Qualifiers
1998 First round 28 Squad Qualifiers
2002 First round 32 Squad Qualifiers
2006 First round 28 Squad Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
* Saudi Arabia entered first time for the 1978 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 2-1 vs Morocco 1994
Biggest loss 0-8 vs Germany 2002
Most wins in a row 2
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 2
Longest run without win 10
Longest run qualifying 4 (1994-06)
Longest run not qualifying 4 (1978-90)
Penalty shoot-outs -
KSA vs Europe W1 - D0 - L8
KSA vs Africa W1 - D2 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Mohammed Al-Deayea 10 1994-02
Abdullah Zebermawi 9 1994-02
Sami Al-Jaber 9 1994-06

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Sami Al-Jaber 3 1994-06
Fuad Amin 2 1994-98
Fahad Al-Ghashiyan 1 1994
Yaser Al-Kahtani 1 2006
Saeed Owairan 1 1994-98
Youssef Al-Thyniyan 1 1998


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1994 1R Netherlands L 1-2 1R Morocco W 2-1 1R Belgium W 1-0 2R Sweden L 1-3 1998 1R Denmark L 0-1 1R France L 0-4 1R South Africa D 2-2 2002 1R Germany L 0-8 1R Cameroon L 0-1 1R Rep. of Ireland L 0-3 2006 1R Tunisia D 2-2 1R Ukraine L 0-4 1R Spain L 0-1



 

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