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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 21 July 2018

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All four Arabic speaking football teams failed to make it out of the World Cup group stages in Russia, denying many local businesses the chance of a World Cup bonanza.

The record number of Arabic speaking teams and the prominence of Egyptian star Mohamed Salah had created a rise in interest and footfall at many outlets showing the games. Saudi Arabia beat Egypt two goals to one in the last game of the tournament for both teams.