Saudi Arabia’s fan culture wows the World Cup | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

doha, qatar – If there is one thing you can say about Saudi Arabia’s fans, it’s that they can make a party. At the Lusail Stadium on Tuesday they roared their national team to a shock win against Argentina, the noise reverberating inside the stadium, giving any football fan watching goosebumps. They tried to do … Read more

FIFA World Cup Streaming Blocked In Saudi Arabia: Report

The Saudi government did not respond to a request for comment about the disruption. (Filet) Saudi Arabia: The official streaming platform of the World Cup appears to have been blocked without explanation in Saudi Arabia, subscribers told AFP on Saturday. The platform, Tod TV, is owned by the Qatari broadcaster beIN Media Group, which was … Read more

Poland defeat Saudi Arabia 2-0 in pulsating World Cup clash | Qatar World Cup 2022

Robert Lewandowski scores first World Cup goal to add gloss to Poland’s victory. A gritty Poland saw off Saudi Arabia with a 2-0 win in a game fraught with drama. Piotr Zielinski opened the scoring for Poland in the first half with a smart finish against the run of play. Salem Aldawsari had the chance … Read more

Arab teams turn Qatar World Cup into a ‘home’ tournament | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – Like thousands of other Saudi fans, Muhammad al-Dabbagh traveled by car last week to Qatar to watch live the first-ever World Cup to be held in the Middle East. “Had it not been in Qatar,” he said, “it would not have been so convenient, or affordable for me to attend a World … Read more

Nine of 11 Saudi starters play for same club. Who are Al Hilal? | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

doha, qatar – As the announcer blared one after another the names of the Saudi players – to loud cheers inside Lusail stadium – a distinctive pattern emerged. Of the 11 players lined up on Tuesday up to play against Argentina, nine were from Saudi champions Al Hilal – a rare occurrence for a modern-era … Read more

Yemenis divided over support for Saudi Arabia after World Cup win | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Among the thousands of tweets that were sent out celebrating Saudi Arabia’s shock 2-1 victory over Argentina in the World Cup on Tuesday, there were a few from unexpected sources. “A thousand congratulations for the victory of the Saudi national team over its Argentina team. This victory put Arab football back on the map,” Dhaifallah … Read more

Saudi Arabia beats Argentina, France beats Australia

GOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLLLImage🇧🇷 Getty Images Saudi Arabia manager Herve Renard might be the most handsome manager at this tournament, and he certainly didn’t have a problem taking a page from another handsome manager, Jose Mourinho. If you recall the cold war that Barcelona and Real Madrid had when Mourinho was at the helm at the Bernabeu, the … Read more

‘Proud day to be Arab’: Jubilation for Saudi Arabia, Tunisia fans | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

After Saudi Arabia’s seismic upset over Argentina and Tunisia’s hard-won draw against Denmark, Arab fans say the sky is the limit. It has been a jubilant day for Arab teams playing in the World Cup, the first edition ever to be held in the Middle East. Early on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia shocked the world with … Read more

Saudi Arabia declares public holiday after shock Argentina win | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Saudi King Salman announces a snap public holiday for workers and students in the kingdom, in celebration of the win. Jubilant Saudi football fans celebrating deep into the night on Tuesday can rest easy with a lie-in tomorrow, after authorities in Riydh declared a national holiday to mark a shock World Cup victory. The Green … Read more

Saudi fans rejoice after historic World Cup win over Argentina | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Lusail, Qatar – Ahmed Shaqri is ecstatic. “This is my first World Cup match, and I get to see Saudi Arabia beat Argentina,” said the Green Falcons fan, moments after witnessing his team defeat the Qatar 2022 favorites at a packed Lusail Stadium in one of the biggest upsets in the football tournament’s history. “Just … Read more