Tag: SAFF


Saudi Arabia lands AFC Elite showpiece

Saudi Arabia to host AFC Champions League

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirmed on December 1st the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) as the Host Association for the AFC Champions League Elite – Final Stage for the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 seasons. ‘AFC’ stated that the continent’s top 24 clubs will be divided... » Read more


Saudi Arabia set sights on 2034 FIFA spectacle

Saudi Arabia will go after WC 2034

Saudi Arabia announced on October 4th it will bid to host the 2034 World Cup just minutes after the world soccer’s governing body FIFA invited countries from the Asia and Oceania regions to submit bids. ‘REUTERS’ stated that the Saudi Arabian Football Federation sent out a statement which... » Read more


FFIRI-SAFF matchups on home-and-away basis

Iran and Saudi Arabian matches are played home and away

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed that all matches between the national teams and clubs of the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) will take place on a home-and-away basis. ‘PersianFootball.com’ stated that the... » Read more


Saudi Arabia into sports shopping spree

Saudi Arabia into sports shopping spree

Saudi Arabia is embracing sports in a big way and sees racing, boxing and soccer as a means to enhance its image. The kingdom did not have a huge footprint on the world sporting map. But, of late, the staging of sporting events extraordinaire has marked a sharp turnaround for the oil-rich... » Read more


Saudi Arabia proffers to host AFC 2027

Asian Cup 2027 in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has proffered to play host to the 2027 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup national team soccer tournament. With this, the Middle Eastern country is looking to add a major soccer tournament to its event hosting slate. The 2027 Asian Cup is the continent’s premier men’s... » Read more