Saudi Arabia's fortunes at the World Cup have been diminishing ever since, however, with none of their appearances in 1998, 2002 - when they were thrashed 8-1 by Germany - and 2006 seeing them advance beyond the group phase.
The Saudi federation added that it was looking for a new coach for the national team.
None of the squad that qualified for the World Cup finals plays professionally outside Saudi Arabia, with Al Nassr and Al Ahli from the domestic league also contributing key players such as Yahya Al Shehri and Taisir Al Jassim.
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While National has labelled the terms of reference underwhelming, Mr Robertson says it aims for a better balanced tax system. He also says there will be no major changes before the 2020 election so voters can have their say.
Bauza succeeded Dutch coach Bert Van Marwijk, who had managed to lead Saudi Arabia to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.
Saudi Arabia had already qualified for the World Cup in Russian Federation before Bauza's appointment but are now looking for a new coach to lead the team in what will be a first appearance at football's showpiece worldwide event since the tournament in Germany in 2006.
Saudi Arabia have sacked head coach Edgardo Bauza after just five matches in charge.
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