Saudi Arabia at the 2005 West Asian Games

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]

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

FootballEdit

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 matchesEdit

  Saudi Arabia2–0  Palestine
Ahmed Al-Swaileh   18'
Essa Al-Mehyani   22'

  Iraq5–1  Saudi Arabia
Haidar Abdul-Amir   8'
Emad Mohammed   19'
Nashat Akram   30'
Younis Mahmoud   51'   78'
Naif Al-Qadi   53'

TableEdit

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

SemifinalsEdit

  Iraq2–0  Saudi Arabia
Luay Salah   33'
Razzaq Farhan   85'

Third Place MatchEdit

  Iran2–1  Saudi Arabia
Arash Borhani   2'   4' Sahib Jassim Al-Abdullah   8'

ReferencesEdit

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