Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday received members of Al-Hilal’s management and first team squad to congratulate them on lifting the AFC Champions League last month.
Among those met by the crown prince were Saudi Sports Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, President of the Saudi Football Federation Yasser Al-Misehal, and Al-Hilal Chairman Fahad bin Nafil Al-Otaibi.
Also present was Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz, acting governor of the Riyadh region.
Al-Hilal beat Pohang Steelers of South Korea 2-0 at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Nov. 23 to become the competition’s record-holders with four titles. The club also conformed its qualification for the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup to be played in the UAE in early 2022.
The crown prince congratulated the officials and players for their achievement, and highlighted the importance of continuing to raise the name of Saudi Arabia on the global stage.