March 29, 2023

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Painful blow to Saudi national team in World Cup qualifying round

The Saudi national team and al-Ahly club goalkeeper, Mohammed al-Owais, has been ruled out of the “green” match against China after a series of trials against him on Wednesday, not long ago. Qatar World Cup Qualifiers.

The Saudi Confederation said in a statement: “A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of player Mohammed Al-Owais confirmed the presence of an internal ligament injury after he was injured during Tuesday’s national team match. Left knee.”

Also, press reports indicated that al-Owais, 30, would miss two months off the stage.

Al Owais was seriously injured when the Saudi goalkeeper grabbed his knee and fell to the ground after a joint ball with Chinese national team striker Elkesan.

Attempts by the medical system to treat Al-Owais failed, so French coach Herv Renard made an emergency replacement for goalkeeper Fawaz al-Karni in the 69th minute, before making a dangerous mistake in scoring the second Chinese goal.

In the World Cup qualifiers, the Saudi team led the second team, three points behind Australia, after winning 3-2 at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. Qatar 2022 “.


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