The Saudi Football Team Is Preparing For Brazil

  • July 28, 2021

The Saudi U-23 Olympic football team participated this evening, Tuesday, in its last training in preparation for its match against the top of Group D, the Brazilian team, at 11 tomorrow, Wednesday, Saudi time, at Saitama International Stadium at the 32nd Summer Olympics (Tokyo 2020) with the attendance of member the President of the Saudi Football Federation Yasser Al-Mishal.

The session included warm-up exercises and tactical exercises for offensive and defensive situations.

The Saudi team had lost the opportunity to qualify for the second round of the football competition after failing in its second match against the German national team 3-2.

Al Hamid finishes preparing

The Saudi weightlifting team player, Mahmoud Al Hamid, opens his participation in the tournament in the weight (73 kg) competitions at 7:50 am tomorrow, Wednesday, Kingdom time.

Al Humaid had finished preparing for the course in a boarding camp in Jeddah before flying to the Japanese capital, Tokyo.

Athletes’ Village and logistical services throughout the day

The members of the Saudi delegation, including administrators, technicians and players, except for the football team, will settle in the sports village located in central Tokyo, along with members of all countries participating in the tournament.

The tournament’s organizing committee is keen to activate and strengthen all preventive measures for COVID-19 by conducting daily check-ups for all village residents to ensure that the disease does not spread among the athletes.

The Saudi technical team works to facilitate all the obstacles facing the Kingdom’s athletes in the Village in terms of providing the necessary instructions to players and coaches during and after the competition, promoting their accommodation in the Village, booking the various daily training halls, and facilitating the departure and arrival of the Saudi teams to and from the airport.

Electronic medals

The various medals the players get are made from mobile phones and other recycled electronic devices that the organizing committee obtained from donors of their old devices.