Afghans march into taekwondo event semis
Featuring seven teams from four countries, including two from Afghanistan, the 3rd Asian Clubs Championship got under way in Tabriz city on Monday.
Despite a loss to Iran on the opening day, the national side scored two wins to reach the semifinal stage, Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation chief, Zia Bakhshi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
In an attempt to popularise the sport among regional clubs, organisers are paying for the accommodations of all participating teams.
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