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Amid best wishes, Afghan squad leaves for Australia

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Jan 30, 2015 - 16:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid best wishes from President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah, the Afghanistan team left for Australia on Friday to make its debut in the ICC World Cup, commencing from Feb. 14.
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World Cup squad leaving for Australia tomorrow

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Jan 29, 2015 - 19:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan cricket team is scheduled to leave for Australia on Friday (tomorrow) to make its debut in the ICC World Cup, commencing from Feb. 14.
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Afghans in with a chance to qualify for 2019 World Cup

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Jan 29, 2015 - 12:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has approved that Afghanistan and Ireland will join the 10 Full Members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
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Women football referees being trained in Mazar

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Jan 27, 2015 - 21:48
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Female football referees are being trained for the first time in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Tuesday..
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Afghanistan post big win, end Ireland's unbeaten run

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Jan 17, 2015 - 20:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan robbed Ireland of their first chance to secure the tri-series in Dubai and defeated them by 71 runs, an official said on Saturday. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Afghanistan stands 142nd in fresh FIFA ranking

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Jan 10, 2015 - 18:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan rose one point to 142nd position in January’s International Football Federation (FIFA) world ranking, holding top spot in south Asia.
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Afghanistan beat Scotland in UAE opener

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Jan 08, 2015 - 21:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Scotland in their opening one-day international match by eight wickets in the United Arab Emirates, an official said on Thursday.
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Andy Pick joins Afghans before WC debut

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Jan 04, 2015 - 14:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday said another bowling coach had been appointed to train the national players ahead of 2015 cricket world cup.
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Afghanistan cricket team leave for UAE

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Jan 03, 2015 - 17:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan national cricket team on Saturday left for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to play four one-day international matches there, an official said.
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ICC full membership status top priority: Danish

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Dec 30, 2014 - 15:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) new chairman Nasimullah Danish on Tuesday said efforts at attaining International Cricket Council (ICC) full membership status would be among his top priorities. Few days ago, President Ashraf Ghani...
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Afghanistan name 15-man World Cup squad

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Dec 29, 2014 - 14:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan selectors on Monday announced a 15-man squad for matches against Scotland and Ireland in the UAE and for the ICC World Cup commencing in Australia and New Zealand about one and a half months later.
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Afghanistan wins 48 medals in Taekwondo

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Dec 24, 2014 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan national Taekwondo team has won 48 medals in the men’s senior black belt event at the fourth International Taekwondo Championship played in India.
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Female karate players trained in Ghazni

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Dec 19, 2014 - 16:13
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): For the first time ever, the Ghazni Olympic Department on Friday awarded 24 women with yellow karate belts on the completion of courses in the southern province.
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10 Paktika schools get playgrounds

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Dec 14, 2014 - 18:47
SHARANA (Pajhwok): New playgrounds have been constructed for ten schools in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Sunday.
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President appoints new ACB leadership

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Dec 14, 2014 - 18:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree appointing new director general and chief executive officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), an official said on Sunday.
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Massoud hails ACB, blasts Agriculture Ministry

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Dec 13, 2014 - 20:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The president's special representative on reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Saturday hailed the national cricket team’s achievements during a visit to the Cricket Board (ACB) in Kabul.
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Twenty20 contest concludes in Kunar

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Dec 13, 2014 - 15:43
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A week-long Twenty20 Cricket Tournament has concluded in eastern Kunar province, with “Zwan Fikr Yun” club winning the title, an official said on Saturday.
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Girls’ volleyball event held in Bamyan

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Dec 10, 2014 - 16:32
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A girls’ volleyball tournament was held in central Bamyan province as a part of campaign to curb violence against women.
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ACB names 30 probables for World Cup squad

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Dec 08, 2014 - 18:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan named their preliminary squad for the ICC World Cup to be played next year in Australia and New Zealand, the game’s regularity authority announced on Monday.
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Isakhel 7th among top 10 ODI all-rounders

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Dec 03, 2014 - 18:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afgha skipper Mohammad Nabi Isakhel had been placed among the top 10 One-Day International (ODI) all-rounders in the latest International Cricket Council ramkings.
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