In order to give the event a competitive atmosphere, the General Sports Authority has provided competitions and games for children and special games for adults related to the World Cup.
Saudi Arabia's route to the knockout round is much more hard. We did everything for this team and this generation of players, everything.
"The way I feel right now makes that a valid point but whatever happens I've got my philosophy and I'll try to do as best I can".
The minister lamented that despite all the money and effort invested in the team, the Saudi footballers displayed but a fraction of their abilities during the June 14 game. "I will continue working as I am".
"This result is totally unsatisfactory, because it does not reflect the true level of our preparedness".
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Earlier it was reported that three players of the Saudi Arabian side including the forward Mohammad al-Sahlawi, defender Osama Hawsawi and goalkeeper Abdullah al-Mayouf will possibly be rebuked of the loss against the host nation. Once again, I could feel the energy that inspired me for many years. "I'm just grateful to be alongside Luis", Varela said.
After Uruguay's first winning start at a World Cup in almost half a century and Saudi Arabia's disastrous opener, the South Americans are guarding against complacency before Wednesday's second Group A clash. The team says Dzagoev underwent an MRI scan on Friday and "a timeframe for his treatment will be determined in the coming days".
The win for Russian Federation is a big boost to its hopes of advancing, but it will still face a tough test against Egypt on June 19 and Uruguay six days later.
Okay, granted, Saudi Arabia did not offer much as an attacking force, but due credit must go to the Russians.
Substitute Denis Cheryshev soon scored the first of his two goals.