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Afghanistan steps up to 129th position in FIFA ranking

In the updated FIFA world ranking, Afghanistan rose 4 places and now ranks 129th. Afghanistan won the  2013 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship after their 3-0 victory against the former SAFF champions, India. Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan remained unchanged

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“Shaheen Asmayee” to represent Kabul city in RAPL

The newly formed football team, “Shaheen Asmayee” , will be presenting Kabul city in the coming Roshan-Afghan Premier League (RAPL). The team has already won support from Kabul’s Mayor, Younas Nawandesh. “I support the team of Kabul City and will

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"Shaheen Asmayee" to represent Kabul city in RAPL

The newly formed football team, “Shaheen Asmayee” , will be presenting Kabul city in the coming Roshan-Afghan Premier League (RAPL). The team has already won support from Kabul’s Mayor, Younas Nawandesh. “I support the team of Kabul City and will

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Afghan U-16 Football team makes it to the semi-final of South Asian Championship

The Afghan U-16 football team will face India in the semi-final of the South Asian Championship on Sunday in Nepal. After the Afghan team’s win against Bhutan, it qualified for the semi-finals from Group A. Nepal will now join Afghanistan

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Afghan U-16 Team to Face Pakistan in South Asian Championship

Afghanistan’s U-16 national football team will face Pakistan on Saturday in the South Asian Championship in Nepal. The Afghan U-16 national football team coach, Wahidullah Wahidi, said that the team has been trained well and that it is ready for

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Afghan footballer wins Fans Player of the Year Award

By Meena Haseeb (Khaama.com)-Afghan footballer and member of the Afghan National Football Team Islam Amiri received Fans player of the year award in the 5th edition of the Indian Football Awards 2013. Islam Amiri, who was playing for Mumbai FC

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Afghanistan on the rise in the FIFA World Ranking

Afghanistan have jumped an incredible 48 places to move to 141 in the world (from 189). This result comes after Afghanistan played 3 games in the recent AFC Challenge Cup qualification 2014. Afghanistan won 2 games and draw 1 to

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National Coach to Scout for Players from 2013 Afghan Premier League

Afghanistan’s national football team coach on Saturday said that the best players of the upcoming 2013 Afghan Premier League will be selected to play in next year’s AFC Challenge Cup. Yousuf Kargar said that with the Afghan Premiere League (APL)

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Afghanistan Qualifies for AFC Challenge Cup

Afghanistan will compete in the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup after a nail-biting third match in the qualifiers in Laos on Wednesday. The Afghans drew with host country Laos 1-1 but qualified because they had won their previous two matches in

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President Karzai meets with APL

About 122 people from the Roshan Afghan Premier League (including staff of APL, the Afghan Football Federation and 4 teams who made it to the semi-finals of the APL) were invited to the Arg Palace to meet with the President

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Afghanistan’s future is not that bleak

Let’s go back a decade and remind ourselves of what Afghanistan was like then. It was the regime of Taliban- a period when human rights had no existence, darkness had replaced education, misery had taken over hope and extremism had

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Tofan Harirod takes on Simorgrh Alborz, winning the Final Cup of the Roshan Afghan Premier League

It was a tense match from the outset, as the final match of the Roshan Afghan Premier League brought out  over 4,000 fans to the AFF Stadium in Kabul. Tofan Harirod came against Simorgh Alborz on October 18, 2012 at

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De Spinghar Bazan vs Maiwand Atalan

Roshan Afghan Premier League featured De Spinghar Bazan vs Maiwand Atalan at the AFF Stadium, Kabul on October 18, 2012 at 2:30pm. The two teams were vying for the overall APL 3rd place prize, but in an exciting match only

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Goals were raining as Toofan (Storm) Harirod smashed Spinghar Bazan

RAPL press release- Toofan Harirod did not disappoint its fans. The technically and physically strong team from Herat and Western Afghanistan controlled the match versus Spinghar Bazan from the beginning on. Only 2 minutes into the game Marouf Mohammadi got

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