1998 News Story

Saudi Football Federation (SFF)

The Saudi Football Federation (SFF) announced today that Saudi football players were allowed

for the first time to play for foreign clubs. In a statement issued here, the SFF said it has chosen Viscter as a new coach to the first national football team in preparation for the Arab football championship. The German coach will be assisted by al-Khurashi, a Saudi Arabian who took over from Carlos Alberto Parreira of Brazil, after the Saudi first two losses in the ongoing World Cup finals in France.