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Kunduz win wrestling event

Kunduz win wrestling event

Apr 30, 2011 - 14:44

KUNDUZCITY(PANinfo-icon): Kunduz won a traditional wresting event, marking the Mujahideeninfo-icon Victory Day, beating Takhar, officials said on Saturday.

The game was arranged on Friday by the provincial wrestling federation at the Kunduz municipality ground.

Kunduz beat Takhar 7-3, said the federation director, Mohammad Anwar. Wrestlers from Kunduz outclassed their rivals from Takhar. Three other Kunduz wrestlers lost to their opponents, he said.

"The contest sas held in a friendly environmentinfo-icon," wrester Sharif Pahlawan said.

"It was an interesting game. I like wrestling. When I came to know about the competition, I reached the venue with friends," said a resident of Chahardara district, Baz Mohammad.

Expenses were paid by Kunduz Mayor Najibullah Omarkhel. Wrestling is a popular sportinfo-icon in the north, where more than 100 teams are officially registered.


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