Saudi Arabia kicked off their 2022 Arab Futsal Cup campaign with 6-4 defeat to Palestine in Dammam on Monday night.
The result leaves the Green Falcons bottom of the three-team Group 3, with Palestine leading on three points. Libya will kick off their campaign against Palestine tonight, before facing Saudi Arabia in the group’s last match on Wednesday.
In Group 1, Morocco overcame Kuwait 6-4, while Mauritania comprehensively beat Somalia 8-1 to take an early lead in the table.
The second round matches see the leaders facing Kuwait on Tuesday, with Somalia taking on Morocco on the same day.
Meanwhile in Group 2’s only match on the opening night, Egypt and Iraq played to a 3-3 draw. The group’s other team, Algeria, take on Iraq tonight.