MediaWhy football may help heal Yemen sectarianism Match between Yemen and Saudi Arabia offers unique opportunity to unite nation divided along sectarian lines. 19 Nov 2014 10:28 GMT | Media, Politics, Sport, Football, Middle East On Wednesday, Yemen's football team plays a crucial game against Saudi Arabia. If they win they will qualify for the Gulf Cup semifinals. And for Yemenis, the competition is a unique opportunity to unite a nation divided along sectarian lines. Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.