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Afghanistan clinch U-12 Asian football title

Afghanistan clinch U-12 Asian football title

Aug 10, 2015 - 17:25

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon won the Under-12 Asian Football title last week after beating rival teams in South Korea’s capital Seoul.

Afghanistan Football Federation spokesman Syed Ali Kazmi told Pajhwok Afghan News the national team outclassed Bangladesh-A and South Korea-B teams and ended up in a draw against East Timor.

He said the Afghan under-12 team won the tournament after gaining more points than rival teams.

Meanwhile, the Afghanistan Football Federation said the draw for South Asia under-19 football tournament had been held.

According to Kazmi, six countries would participate in the under-19 event to be held in Nepal. Afghanistan has been drawn in Group B with India and the Maldives. The Group A includes Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

Pakistaninfo-icon and Sari Lanka are not participating in the tournament.


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