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Nawaf Al-Abed back in training ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier

Van Marwjik received a good news after the participation of Nawaf Al-Abed in the group training yesterday.
Al-Abed went out injured in the 2nd half of the match against Thailand.

However, he has started to recover from last Thursday as The Green Falcon prepares to meet Iraq.

Saudi Arabia will face Iraq today in the third round of World Cup qualifications. Bert van Marwijk’s team is currently leading Group B with 13 points from 6 matches.

Al-Abed is among the top scorers in the third round, as the attacking midfielder found the net 4 times after 6 games.

Yesterday’s session focused on various passing training, plus tactical training and set pieces both in defense and attack.

The Saudi Arabia squad will hold their final training session today at King’s Abdullah Stadium in Jeddah, where the match will be played.