RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Bert van Marwijk, who coached the Netherlands to the 2010 World Cup final, has been hired by Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Arabian football federation says Van Marwijk will sign a one-year contract.
His first match is a World Cup qualifier on Sept. 3 at home to East Timor.
Saudi Arabia began the second round of Asian qualifying by beating current group leaders Palestine 3-2 in June.
Only the winners of the five-team group, which includes United Arab Emirates and Malaysia, are sure...