Saudi team preparing for World Cup for people with mental health problems in Sweden

Saudi team preparing for World Cup for people with mental health problems in Sweden
The Saudi national team for individuals with mental disabilities is preparing for the 7th Football World Cup for people with mental health problems. (SPA)
Updated 16 July 2018

Saudi team preparing for World Cup for people with mental health problems in Sweden

Saudi team preparing for World Cup for people with mental health problems in Sweden
  • Saudi national team for individuals with mental disabilities is preparing for the 7th Football World Cup for people with mental health problems
  • The Saudi squad has won the championship on three previous occasions

RIYADH: The Saudi national team for individuals with mental disabilities is preparing for the 7th Football World Cup for people with mental health problems, which will be held in Sweden next month.
The Saudi squad is training on a daily basis at the headquarters of Al-Dareya Club for the first stage of preparations for the tournament.
The Saudi squad has won the championship on three previous occasions.
The Green Falcons’ daily routine includes fitness and tactical training, as well as technical lectures for players, under the supervision of the team’s coach, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Khalid.
Al-Khalid said the team’s camp is going as planned, adding that all players are committed and taking the drills seriously.
The Saudi squad will be taking part in the tournament in the city of Karlstad in the second group alongside three teams — Russia, Poland and Japan.