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Afghanistan beat Maldives team in football match

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Aug 13, 2015 - 13:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under 19 Football team has defeated Maldives under 19 Football team in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ( SAARC ) teams in Nepal, an official of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) said on Thursday.
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Afghanistan clinch U-12 Asian football title

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Aug 10, 2015 - 17:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan 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...
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Omaid Maihan team win Sar-i-Pul football tournament

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Jun 19, 2015 - 12:49
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Omaid Maihan Football team has won the 13 teams Football tournament in northern Sar-i-Pul province, provincial chief of Football Federation said on Friday.
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Afghanistan ready to take on Syria in WC qualifier

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Jun 07, 2015 - 01:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan is ready to take on Syria in the World Cup qualifier match slated for Thursday in Iran, the game’s body said on Saturday. The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) said the match between Afghanistan and Syria will be...
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Faryab win U-14 north zone football title

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Apr 11, 2015 - 20:08
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An under-14 football team from northern Faryab province has lifted the North Zone Football Championship title concluded in neighbouring Jawzjan province a day earlier, officials said on Saturday.
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Afghan-Saudi soccer clash ends in goalless draw

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Mar 28, 2015 - 01:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan -Saudi Arabia match in the U-23 World Cup Qualifiers ended in a goalless draw in Tehran on Friday. Ahead of mega event that Brazil will host in 2016, U-23 squads from Afghanistan, Iran, Nepal, Palestine and Saudi...
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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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Hindukush Eagles in Premier League semis

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Sep 26, 2014 - 15:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hindukush Eagles have edged past Maiwand Club in a hotly-contested football encounter, storming into the semifinals of the Premier League here.
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Afghan footballers taste 2nd defeat in a row

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Sep 18, 2014 - 17:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan footballers tasted a second defeat in a row in their Asian Games campaign on Thursday when they were defeated by Hong Kong 2-1 in South Korea.
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Afghanistan face Kyrgyzstan in soccer friendly

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Apr 13, 2014 - 15:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will take on Kyrgyzstan in a football friendly match on Sunday in Dubai as part of their preparations ahead of next month’s AFC Challenge Cup in the Maldives.
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Afghanistan remains highest-ranked in FIFA spots

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Mar 13, 2014 - 23:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan , riding on their recent rise in football profile, remained the highest-ranked team among South Asian countries by jumping 11 spots to 127 th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
LASHKARGAH ( PAN ): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson...
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UEFA to help promote football in Afghanistan

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Sep 22, 2013 - 19:11
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.
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One footballer killed, 3 injured in accident

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Sep 16, 2013 - 11:49
LASHKARGAH ( PAN ): One football player was killed and three others were wounded in a traffic accident in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday .
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Senators offer footballers 2m afs in reward

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Sep 15, 2013 - 15:55
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.
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Karzai embraces football team as thousands cheer (Video)

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Sep 12, 2013 - 16:38
KABUL ( PAN ): Thousands of people welcomed home their national football team and President Hamid Karzai embraced the players upon arrival at the Kabul International Airport from Nepal, where they beat India 2-0 to clinch the country’s first...
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US, UK, FIFA greet Afghans on victory

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Sep 12, 2013 - 15:22
KABUL ( PAN ): The United States, the UK and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on Thursday congratulated Afghanistan football team on winning the nation’s first international soccer championship.
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Karzai hugs footballers as Afghanistan cheers

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Sep 12, 2013 - 14:31
KABUL ( PAN ): Thousands of people welcomed home their national football team and President Hamid Karzai embraced the players upon arrival at the Kabul International Airport from Nepal, where they beat India 2-0 to clinch the country’s first international trophy in the sport .
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Afghanistan win first international soccer title

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Sep 11, 2013 - 15:46
KABUL ( PAN ): Afghanistan won their first international trophy in soccer on Wednesday, beating India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation Championship in the Nepalese capital Katmandu. The news of Afghanistan victory sent waves of happiness...
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Afghans shock Lankans for 2nd win in a row

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Sep 04, 2013 - 17:02
KABUL ( PAN ): Afghanistan registered a pulsating 3-1 upset win over Sri Lanka in their Group B match of the eighth South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship in Kathmandu, an official said on Wednesday.
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