The local sports clubs offer a range of facilities for different sports, with soccer fields, indoor and outdoor courts, swimming pools, playgrounds and recreational areas. These are located in all of the cities and towns and used for youth camps to host local events throughout the year.
The most popular modern sport in Saudi Arabia is Soccer. The Saudi Arabia national football team, known by its fans as “al-Sogour” which means "The Falcons" or “al-Akhdar” which means "The Green") is the national team of Saudi Arabia and is controlled by the Saudi Arabia Football Federation. They are considered one of Asia's most successful national teams. Saudi Arabia has won the Asian Cup three times (1984, 1988, and 1996) and qualified for the World Cup four consecutive times ever since debuting at the 1994 tournament.
There are the traditional sports that include camel racing, horse racing, hunting with hounds and falconry as well as some of the more modern sports that have gained a following among Saudis, including volleyball, gymnastics, swimming, basketball and golf.