Saudi Arabia at the 2005 West Asian Games

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Saudi Arabia at the
2005 West Asian Games
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
IOC code KSA
NOC Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee
in Doha
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 9 12 25
West Asian Games appearances

Saudi Arabia participated in the 3rd West Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar from December 1, 2005 to December 10, 2005. Saudi Arabia ranked 6th with 4 gold medals and 9 silver medals in this edition of the West Asian Games.[1]

Football[edit]

Saudi Arabia was drawn into the Group B along with Iraq and Kazakhstan. Iraq qualified as Group B winner. Saudi Arabia, being runners-up in the Group B, qualified for the semifinals by winning the toss held between Qatar and Saudi Arabia to decide the "best" runners-up. In the semifinals, Saudi Arabia lost to Iraq and ranked 4th in this event.[2]

Group B matches[edit]


Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Iraq 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 6
 Saudi Arabia 2 1 0 1 3 5 −2 3
 Palestine 2 0 0 2 0 6 −6 0

Semifinals[edit]

December 8, 2005
 Iraq 2–0  Saudi Arabia
Luay Salah Goal 33'
Razzaq Farhan Goal 85'

Third Place Match[edit]

December 10, 2005
 Iran 2–1  Saudi Arabia
Arash Borhani Goal 2' Goal 4' Sahib Jassim Al-Abdullah Goal 8'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Third West Asian Games". West Asian Games Federation website. Retrieved October 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ West Asian Games (Qatar) 2005 in Rsssf.com website.