Saudi Squad Prepares for Upcoming Asian Cup Showdown Against Thailand
Doha: Under the guidance of head coach Roberto Mancini, the Saudi national football team resumed training on Monday, gearing up for their Asia Cup match against Thailand on Thursday.
Mancini, hailing from Italy, divided the team into two groups for focused training sessions.
The first group comprised players who started in the previous day's game against Kyrgyzstan, where the Green Falcons secured a 2-0 victory.
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The squad was split into two groups as the Italian head coach put them through their paces.
The first included those who had started the match against Kyrgyzstan the previous day, in which the Green Falcons ran out 2-0 winners.
The second included the remaining members of the squad, some of whom could feature in the final group match.
The Saudis have already qualified for the knockout stages, thanks to Sunday’s victory and a 2-1 defeat of Oman in their opening game last Tuesday.
Thailand are sitting second in the group on 4 points.
The Saudis had a free night after the training session and gathered for an evening together in Doha
The Saudi Press Agency reported.
They were due to train again at the Aspire Dome on Tuesday.