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    Afghanistan earn World Cup spot

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan earned a well-deserved spot in the 2015 World Cup on Friday when they trounced Kenya by seven wickets in the second one-day match of the International Cricket Council (ICC)


    Afghanistan move a step closer to WC spot

    KABUL (PAN): Moving a step ahead in their journey toward a 2015 ICC World Cup berth, Afghanistan on Wednesday outclassed Kenya by eight wickets in the first of the two one-day matches in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) in Sharjah, an official said.


    Afghanistan crush Kenya in first T20 match

    KABUL (PAN): Seeking a spot in the 2015 World Cup, Afghanistan routed Kenya by 106 runs in their first T20 series encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on Monday night.


    Footballers receive more cash awards in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Businessmen and government officials in northern Balkh province on Tuesday awarded the football team with more than eight million afghanis in cash for winning the nation’s first international trophy in the sport.


    UEFA to help promote football in Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): Praising Afghan players for keeping football alive through decades of war, UEFA President Michel Platini on Sunday vowed to help promote the sport grow in the resource-deficient conflict-devastated country.


    UEFA chief accorded warm welcome in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Michel Platini, who arrived in Kabul, was warmly welcomed by Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) head Karamuddin Karim.

    Accidents & Disasters,Sports

    One footballer killed, 3 injured in accident

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One football player was killed and three others were wounded in a traffic accident in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.

    Security and Crime,Sports

    2 members of football squad join police

    KABUL (PAN): Two members of the national football team that clinched the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship on Sunday joined Afghan national police, officials said.


    Senators offer footballers 2m afs in reward

    KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga, the upper house of parliament, on Sunday announced a reward of two million afghanis (over $35,700) for the national soccer team that clinched the South Asian Football Federation Championship in Kathmandu.