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Afghanistan sail into 2nd round of SAARC tournament

Afghanistan sail into 2nd round of SAARC tournament

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Aug 15, 2015 - 11:39

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon have qualified for the second round of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARCinfo-icon) Under-19 Football Tournament in Nepal, an official of said on Saturday.

The tournament, which started last week, featuresinfo-icon six teams from SAARC countries, divided into two groups. Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan fall in group-A while Afghanistan, India and Maldives in group-B.

Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) spokesman Syed Ali Kazmi told Pajhwok Afghan News that the national side defeated the  Maldives 4-2. Nepal outplayed Afghanistan 2-1 in a pool match.

Afghanistan a scoring high number of goals qualified for the second round of the tournament along with India. Afghanistan will play against Bangladesh tomorrow (Sunday) at 1:00am Afghanistan time.

shah/rm/mud

 

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