Asian Cup, Saudi Arabia under Mancini cannot afford to fail

Italian football manager Roberto Mancini is seeking another championship title, this time in the Asian Cup with Saudi Arabia. After successfully leading Italy to triumph in the Euro, Saudi Arabia’s performance in the upcoming Cup is a test Mancini cannot afford to fail.

The group stage draw for Saudi Arabia is not considered challenging. Nonetheless, the Italian coach faces added pressure to perform. Saudi Arabia will be playing in Group F and their matches are scheduled for the 16th, 21st, and 25th of January, respectively. For these matches, they will be facing Oman, Kyrgyzstan, and Thailand, promising an interesting series of football showdowns.

The matches against Oman and Kyrgyzstan are set to start at 18:30, and the game with Thailand is slated for 16:00. With these upcoming fixtures, Mancini pushes forward in his quest for another football victory.

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