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Saudi Arabia seal World Cup place with victory over Japan
September 5, 2017 / 7:58 PM / 15 days ago

Saudi Arabia seal World Cup place with victory over Japan

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 2006 by beating Japan 1-0 in Jeddah on Tuesday to claim a place at the finals in Russia next year.

The Saudis join Iran, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium and hosts Russia in the 32-team tournament, which will take place from June 14 to July 15.

Editing by Toby Davis

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