Positives in the green despite the suffering in the Tokyo Olympics
The Saudi U-23 team bid farewell to its chances of reaching the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after losing to the German team 3-2 in the second round match of the group stage of the tournament.
Al-Akhdar lost the matches of Ivory Coast and Germany with results (1-2) and (2-3), in the first and second rounds, to stand at zero in points, compared to 4 points for Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire and 3 for the Germans.
The good news was in the green, he scored 3 goals in the first two rounds, this is the best scoring number in his history at the Olympics, after he scored one goal in the 1984 Los Angeles tournament, and two goals in the 1996 Atlanta tournament.
The Saudi team scored two goals against Germany, and this is the first time that Al-Akhdar managed to score more than one goal in one match at the Olympic Games.