• Asian Cup
  • 07 January 2019

National team wrapped up their preparations for the North Korea game

The senior national team wrapped up their preparations for the 2019 Asian Cup opener against North Korea at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai.

Prior to the training session, manager Juan Antonio Pizzi had attended the pre-match Press Conference along with midfielder Salem Al-Dawsari, where he emphasized the need to focus on one match at a time with the upcoming bout being the most important of them all.

The manager also explained the injury sustained by Abdullah Al-Khaibari and the inclusion of his replacement being Sultan Al-Ghannam. 

Tonight’s training session was light in nature, with the squad going through some easy exercises inclusive of ball possession, shots on goal and set pieces on both attacking and defensive ends before cooling down with stretches.

Saudi Arabia are scheduled to face DPR Korea tomorrow at Al-Maktoum stadium in Dubai.

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