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    President wishes soccer squad success in final

    KABUL (PAN) President Hamid Karzai on Saturday hoped the Afghan soccer squad would clinch the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship.

    Speaking over the telephone with the Afghan coach, Mohammad Yusuf Kargar, on the eve of the final, Karzai said he was confident of the national team's victory against India.

    According to a statement from his office, Karzai asked the players to win their country laurels. All Afghans supported and wished the side to win the championship, he added.

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