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Ghor: Female footballers deprived of practice

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Nov 24, 2019 - 17:43
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Female footballers in western Ghor province say the provincial Sports Department does not support them and has even given their gymnasium to the Basketball Federation. According to Football Federation of Ghor, currently 80 girls...
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Ex-Afghan skipper joins Indian football club

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Nov 03, 2019 - 14:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): India’s Gokulam Kerala Club has signed Zohib Islam Amiri, former captain of the Afghan football team. Amiri will represent the club in the upcoming I-League season -- a major football league in India. Indian media outlets reported...
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AGO issues arrest warrant for former football chief

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Jun 09, 2019 - 17:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Sunday issues arrest warrants for Karamuddin Karim, former Afghanistan Football Federation head, an official said on Sunday. Jamshid Rasooli, the AGO spokesman, told reporters the decision was...
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Ex-Afghan football chief banned for life, fined $1 million

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Jun 09, 2019 - 00:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ’s former football chief Keramuudin Karim has been banned from football for life and also fined $1 million after complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. Ethic committee of the global football body,...
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Yousuf Kargar appointed as acting AFF president

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Jan 28, 2019 - 17:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF)’s deputy president Mohammad Yousuf Kargar was appointed as acting president of the federation on Monday, a day after his suspension was cancelled. About two months back, British newspaper The...
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AFF deputy suspension lifted, probe team to visit Europe

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Jan 27, 2019 - 16:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Sunday lifted suspension of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF)'s deputy president, saying a delegation would be sent to Europe for further investigation into sexual misconduct allegations...
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FIFA suspends AFF president for three months

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Dec 13, 2018 - 10:19
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): FIFA on has provisionally suspended Afghanistan Football Federation President Keramuddin Karim pending an investigation into allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the women ’s team. The 90 days suspension was announced...
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Toofan beat Shaheen 1-0 in APL final

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Oct 26, 2018 - 14:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Toofan Harirod, representing the western zone of the country beat Shaheen Asmayee team which represents the central zone by one goal in the final match of the Afghan Premier League (APL) here on Thursday night. No team managed to...
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France clinch Football WC by crushing Croatia

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Jul 16, 2018 - 14:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): The French team grabbed the 2018 Football World Cup by trouncing Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow late on Monday. Goal from Antonie Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe saw the French -- pre-tournament favorites -- capping off...
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Afghanistan win five-nation football tournament

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Jul 09, 2017 - 09:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has beaten Uzbekistan by 3-2 in the final of five-nation football tournament played in Tajikistan, an official said on Sunday. Syed Ali Kazemi, spokesman for the Afghanistan Football Federation told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Afghanistan thrash Kyrgyzstan 3-1 in CAFA clash

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Jul 05, 2017 - 18:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan under-15 national football team won their second match in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) in Tajikistan by beating Kyrgyzstan 3-1, an official said Wednesday. Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF)...
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Football: Afghanistan beat Maldives by 2-1

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Jun 07, 2017 - 11:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan beat Maldives in a football match by 2-1 played in United Arab Emirate (UAE), the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) said on Wednesday. AFF spokesman, Syed Kazami, told Pajhwok Afghan News the friendly match was...
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Afghanistan hires Pfister as new football coach

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Feb 12, 2017 - 21:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) on Sunday announced appointing German national Otto Pfister as the national football team’s new coach. Kramuddin Karim, AFF head, introduced the new coach at a news conference in capital...
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Football tournament kicks off in Lashkargah

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Apr 08, 2016 - 20:11
LAKHARGAH (Pajhwok): A 10-day football tournament aimed at uniting tribes was launched in southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.
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Asian Cup qualifier: Afghanistan down Singapore 2-1

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Mar 30, 2016 - 00:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Tuesday beat Singapore 2-1 in their last second-round qualifier of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup to be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2019.
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Gharghakht TV wins month-long soccer event in Khost

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Jan 31, 2016 - 14:36
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Gharghakht TV has won a soccer event titled Khpal Watan, Gul Watan (Own Land, Floral Land) played in the capital of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Sunday. A dozen of soccer teams, including six sponsored...
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Afghanistan trounce Sri Lanka to march into SAFF Cup final

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Dec 31, 2015 - 21:29
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Afghanistan trounced Sri Lanka in the semifinal encounter to storm into the final of the South Asia Football Federation (SAFF) Cup in India on Thursday. Mohammad Hashemi, Kanischka Tahir, Khyber Amani, Ahmad Arash Hatifi and...
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Afghanistan beat Maldives, face Sari Lanka in semifinal

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Dec 29, 2015 - 14:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated the Maldives 4-1 on Monday and set up a semi-final clash with Sri Lanka in the SAFF Cup football tournament in India, an official said. It was Afghanistan’s third victory in a row in the tournament that got...
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Afghan women’s football team off to Japan

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Sep 15, 2015 - 14:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan women ’s national football team has departed for Japan to play friendly matches and undergo practice sessions, an official said on Tuesday. Sayed Ali Kazmi, the football federation spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Afghanistan sail into 2nd round of SAARC tournament

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Aug 15, 2015 - 11:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan have qualified for the second round of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ( SAARC ) Under-19 Football Tournament in Nepal, an official of said on Saturday.
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