Faryab win U-14 north zone football title
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An under-14 football team from northern Faryab province has lifted the North Zone Football Championship title concluded in neighbouring Jawzjan province a day earlier, officials said on Saturday.
The event involved five teams from Faryab, Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul, Balkh and Samangan and was played in Shiberghan, the capital of Jawzjan province yesterday.
Expressing his happiness over the victory, Zuhruddin, a member of the winning team, told Pajhwok Afghan News his family supported him in obtaining membership of the team.
He urged the youngsters to take part in extra curriculum activities besides doing their studies in order to maintain health.
Abdul Wahab Majidi, Faryab Olympic committee head, said the team remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. He remarked: “Football is getting professional in the country.”
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