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Fahd Al-Mawlid was excluded from the Saudi list for the World Cup in Qatar and replaced with another player.. What is the reason?

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Saudi national team announced, on Sunday, the exclusion of the player Fahd Al-Mawlid from the final squad list to participate in the 2022 World Cup, to be held in Qatar, and to summon the player Nawaf Al-Abed instead.

Al-Akhdar issued a statement on its Twitter account, saying: “After reviewing the latest developments in the appeal of the International Anti-Doping Committee (WADA) in the case before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concerning the player Fahd Al-Mawlid.”

The statement added: “After sharing views with the legal department of the Saudi Football Association and the lawyer of the Saudi Football Association, and accordingly and as a precautionary measure, coach Herve Renard decided to exclude the player from the list participating in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and to summon the player Nawaf Al-Abed to join the club. the list”.

The decision to suspend the generator for 18 months was issued in May 2022, due to a violation of the doping detection regulations, before the ban was lifted.

Fahd Al-Mawlid, 28, participated in 4 matches with Al-Shabab, in the Saudi Roshan League competition, this season, during which he scored a goal.

The first participation of the player will be Nawaf Al-Abed in the World Cup, as he was found in the list of the Saudi national team in the World Cup in Russia 2018.

Al-Abed (32 years old) has previously participated with Al-Akhdar in 48 international matches, during which he scored 8 goals.

It is noteworthy that the Saudi national team is located in Group C, in the World Cup in Qatar, along with the teams: Argentina, Poland and Mexico.

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