Saudi Arabia

AFC offers condolences on the passing of Al-Owairan


Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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Riyadh: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) extends its condolences to the family of Khamis Al-Owairan, a former Saudi Arabia national player, following his demise on Tuesday morning.


Al-Owairan, who was 46, enjoyed a reputable playing career for Saudi Arabia where he was part of the team which qualified for the 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cups.

Prior to that, Al-Owairan represented his country at the 1996 Olympic Games and spent most of his club career playing for Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal and Al Ittihad.

The Asian football family offers its condolences to the family and friends of Al-Owairan in this moment of grief.