Saudi Arabia coach Jose Peseiro has recalled Al Ittihad duo Mohamad Noor and Hamad Al Montashari for next month's 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ play-off against Bahrain.
Striker Yasser Al Qahtani and goalkeeper Mabrouk Zayed have also been named in a full-strength 26-man squad alongside defender and former AFC Player of the Year Al Montashari and midfielder Noor.
Saudi Arabia, chasing a fifth straight FIFA World Cup finals appearance, travel to Manama on 5 September before entertaining Bahrain King Fahd International Stadium four days later, with the winner facing New Zealand over two legs for a place in South Africa next year.
The Saudi Arabians will warm up with a game against Malaysia on 30 August, while Bahrain are set to face Kenya today and Iran on Monday following a recent three-week training camp in Austria.
Saudi Arabia squad: Waleed Abdullah, Mabrouk Zayed, Mansour Al Najei; Redha Takar, Osama Hawsawi, Majed Al Marshadi, Nayef Al Qadi, Hamad Al Montashari, Hussein Sulaimani, Abdullah Shohail, Abdullah Al Dossary, Hasan Maaz; Tayseer Al Jassem, Mohammad Mesad, Manaf Abu Shqair, Saud Khariri, Ahmad Otaif, Abdullatif Al Ghannam, Mohammad Al Shalhoub, Mohamad Nour, Abdulrahman Al Qahtani; Yasser Al Qahtani, Malek Maaz, Nasser Al Shamrani, Abdulaziz bin Saraan, Nayef Hazazi.