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Afghan cricket captain vows to face challenges

KABUL: The newly appointed Afghanistan’s cricket team captain said his new assignment was a mounting challenge and he enjoyed to face challenges. Asghar Stanikzai appointed new captain while Javed Ahmadi as his deputy after former captain Nabi Eisakhel resigned from his position. “I enjoy facing challenges and captaincy is a …

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Nabi to resign as cricket team captain

AT-KABUL: The captain of the national cricket team, Mohammad Nabi Isakhil, is scheduled to formally resign from his post today (Monday). The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman, Mohammad Farid Hotak, said Nabi will announce his resignation at a press conference today (Monday). He said that Nabi has written to the …

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Afghanistan Draws Japan, Singapore in World Cup Qualifier

The much anticipated second round draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds for Asia took place on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Afghanistan National Football were drawn in Group E and will face Japan, Syria, Singapore and Cambodia in Russia in June. 40 teams for the second round …

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Afghan futsal team flexes muscles for AFC championship

KABUL: Chief of the Futsal Committee at the football federation, Deen Mohammad Safi, said the Afghan futsal team is working hard to win the AFC futsal championship. The AFC futsal championship would start on November 2015 in Malaysia and all Asian teams will compete in different groups for winning the …

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CAFA championship: Afghan U-15 football squad off to Japan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The under-15 football squad left Kabul for Japan the other day to attend the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) championship that would be held Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. The tournament starts on March 23 where 10 teams from the Central Asian region are participating. The …

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Afghanistan to take part in U-15 CAFA event

KABUL: Afghanistan on Friday confirmed its participation in the Under-15 Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) Championship to be hosted by Japan. Sponsored by the Japan Football Association, the event will feature 10 squads from the Central Asia region besides several Japanese teams. In a statement, the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) …

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