The FIFA World Cup 2022 is just around the corner with less than a month to go, underway on 20th November in Qatar. Here, World Cup Coverage deeply looks into Saudi Arabia’s Potential Squad for the World Cup 2022.
Saudi Arabia has qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the second consecutive time. The Saudi journey ended in the Group Stage four years ago despite winning against Egypt by 2-1.
Another daunting task awaits “Al-Saqour” as they will face Argentina, Mexico, and Poland in Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Saudi Arabia will play their World Cup opener against Argentina on 22nd November before facing Poland and Mexico. The Saudi boss Herve Renard will call a 26-man squad for the World Cup 2022.
Saudi Arabia Potential Squad
- Abdullah Al Muaiouf – Al Hilal
- Mohammed Al Rubaie – Al-Ahli
- Fawaz Al-Qarni – Al-Shabab
- Mohammed Al-Owais – Al-Hilal
- Amin Bukhari – Al-Nassr
- Sultan Al-Ghanam – Al-Nassr
- Abdullah Madu – Al-Nassr
- Abdulelah Al-Amri – Al-Nassr
- Ali Al-Bulaihi – Al-Hilal
- Ahmed Bamsaud – Al-Ittihad
- Saud Abdulhamid – Al-Ittihad
- Yasser Al-Shahrani – Al-Hilal
- Hassan Tambakti – Al-Shabab
- Mohammed Al-Breik – Al-Hilal
- Ziyad Al-Sahafi – Al-Taawoun
- Ali Lajami – Al-Nassr
- Moteb Al-Harbi – Al-Shabab
- Salman Al-Faraj – Al-Hilal
- Ali Al-Hassan – Al-Nassr
- Sami Al-Najei – Al-Nassr
- Nawaf Al-Abed – Al-Shabab
- Fahad Al-Muwallad – Al-Shabab
- Nasser Al-Dawsari – Al-Hilal
- Awad Al-Nashri – Al-Ittihad
- Riyadh Sharahili – Abha
- Mohamed Kanno – Al-Hilal
- Abdullah Otayf – Al-Hilal
- Abdulaziz Al-Bishi – Al-Ittihad
- Firas Al-Buraikan – Al-Fateh
- Hattan Babhir – Al-Shabab
- Salem Al-Dawsari – Al-Hilal
- Haitham Asiri – Al-Ahli
- Haroune Camara – Al-Ittihad
- Abdullah Al-Hamdan – Al-Hilal
- Saleh Al-Shehri – Al-Hilal
- Abdullah Radif – Al-Taawoun
5 Best Saudi Players in World Cup 2022
Here we look into the top 5 Saudi Arabian players in the Saudi Arabia Potential Squad who could make a huge impact in the World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
#1 Firas Al-Buraikan
The eyes will be on the Al Fateh striker Firas Al-Buraikan to score goals for Saudi Arabia in the World Cup 2022. The 22-year-old is in good touch and could be crucial for his nation.
Al-Buraikan has scored 4 goals and an assist in 8 matches in the Saudi Premier League this season so far.
#2 Hattan Babhir
Hattan Sultan Babhir could be another key player in the Saudi attack in the Qatar World Cup. His combination and understanding of Al-Buraikan will be key for the country.
The Al Shabab winger has provided 4 assists and scored a goal in 8 games in the league so far this season.
#3 Salem Al-Dawsari
Next on our list is the Al Hilal forward Salem Al-Dawsari. The 31-year-old is an experienced campaigner, which can come in handy on such a great stage as the World Cup.
He has provided an assist in 4 matches so far this season in the league.
#4 Salman Al-Faraj
We have another Al Hilal player on our list, Salman Al-Faraj. The 33-year-old midfielder has been a key player for the club in controlling the midfield.
He is expected to take the momentum in Qatar in November. Al-Faraj has assisted a goal in 3 matches so far this season.
#5 Abdullah Al Muaiouf
Abdullah Al Muaiouf has kept 5 clean sheets in 8 matches so far this season in the Saudi Premier League for Al-Hilal. The 35-year-old could be the starting shot-stopper for Saudi Arabia in the FIFA World Cup 2022.