Which Arab team has the best chance at the 2022 World Cup?

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The World Cup kicks off on Sunday with hosts Qatar taking on Ecuador, the first of four Arab teams to be in action. Only twice in history, Morocco in 1986 and Saudi Arabia eight years later, has the region seen a team survive the group stage and get into the second round. The New Arab takes a look at their chances this time around. Qatar Opponents: Ecuador, Senegal, The Netherlands Chance of 2nd Round: Medium Being host nation does bring certain pressures but the term ‘home advantage’ exists for a reason and only once, South Africa in 2010, has a host fallen at the first hurdle. It goes withou…

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