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Afghanistan Football Thread

Discussion in 'Asian Football Confederation' started by stimory, Dec 16, 2009.

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  1. stimory

    stimory New Member

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    This thread is to discuss foothball in Afghanistan.
     


  2. edrees

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    there was already one called Afghan football..
    but i dont mind having a new one lol
     
  3. stimory

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    Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has set up a zonal qualifying tournament which determines the eight teams in the final tournament. Each four or five provinces compete for a spot in the final tournament, while Kabul best team can join the other seven qualified teams. The final tournament is staged in Kandahar due to the warmer weather there during the winter.
    So far, these teams have qualified:
    1. Baghlan (Northeastern Zone)
    2. KamAir (Northern Zone)
    3. Parwan (Central Zone)
    4. Khost (Southern Zone)
    5. ?? (Western Zone)
    6. ?? (Eastern Zone)
    7. ?? (Southeastern Zone)
    8. Kabul representative
     
  4. stimory

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    South Asian Football Federation plans to invite the member states to participate in SAFF Clubs Championship, U19 Championship, U16 Championship, Women U19 Championship and SAFF Women's Championship in 2010. The Men U16 Championship is apparently scheduled in February, and Afghanistan Football Federation is already getting preparations for this tournament.
     


  5. stimory

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    Afghanistan fell one more step down to 193. The collapse is mainly because of three successive defeats in the SAFF games.
     
  6. stimory

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    Afghanistan is placed in Group B of 2nd Islamic Countries Solidarity Games Football Championship. This tournament will be held between April 10 and April 25, 2010 and Group B is staged in Samen Stadium, Mashad, Iran.

    Afghanistan's opponents in Group B are Iran, Iraq and Kuwait.
     
  7. edrees

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    wow tough group but i hope Afghanistan prepare better for these games and not how they prepared for the saff cup which was only 2 weeks before..

    fitness got the afghan team in the end...
     
  8. stimory

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    The list of eight teams who qualified for the final Zonal Tournament of Afghanistan is finally complete. The eight teams line up against each other beginning from January 4th, 2010 in Kandahar city in south of Afghanistan. The teams are:
    1. Kabul Bank (Champion of Kabul)
    2. Isteghlal of Herat (Champion of Western Zone)
    3. Kam Air Balkh (Champion of Northern Zone)
    4. Setara of Jalal Abad (Champion of Eastern Zone)
    5. Etefagh of Khost (Champion of Southern Zone)
    6. Arman of Baghlan (Champion of North Eastern Zone)
    7. Ahmad Shah High School of Kandahar (Champion of South Western Zone)
    8. Otaq Tejarat of Parwan (Champion of Central Zone)

    Yet the grouping of the teams is not known.
     
  9. stimory

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    After some days postponement, Afghanistan Clubs Championship (between champions of the eight zones) will be kicked off on Friday 8 January in Kandahar city. The eight teams are divided in two groups.

    Group A:
    Ahmad Shah Abdali High School
    Etefaq of Khost
    Kam Air
    Setara Nangarhar

    Group B:
    Kabulbank
    Esteghlal of Herat
    Arman of Baghlan
    Otaqhai Tijarat of Parwan
     
  10. stimory

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    One Afghan TV reported that the champion of Afghanistan Clubs Championship will represent Afghanistan in AFC Cup. Is that right, does anyone know about it?
     
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    Not as far as i'm aware. I think the next edition they could take part in would be from 2011. But they need AFC to inspect them first.

    President's Cup is more likely.
     
  12. jonny63

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    SAF Games in Bangladesh ;

    29.1 India - Afghanistan
    31.1 Pakistan - Afghanistan
    2.2 Sri Lanka - Afghanistan

    SAF Games are for U23 + 3 overaged players.
     
  13. edrees

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    AFC Presidents cup is probably where Afghan club teams will start off with, and it will be really good for players to play other clubs to gain experience.

    SAF Games coming up, i hope Afghanistan is better prepared this time round for a event...
     
  14. stimory

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    Jan 08, 2010
    Group A:
    Ahamd Shah High School 1 - Etefaq Khost 0

    Kam Air 0 - Setara Nangarhar 0

    Jan 09, 2010
    Group B:

    KabulBank 3 - Arman Baghlan 0
     
  15. stimory

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    The correct results are:
    Jan 08, 2010
    Group A:

    Ahamd Shah High School 1 - Etefaq Khost 0

    Kam Air 0 - Setara Nangarhar 0

    Jan 09, 2010
    Group B:

    KabulBank 3 - Commerce Branch of Parwan 0

    Esteghlal Herat 2 - Arman Baghlan 1
     
  16. stimory

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    Group A:

    Etefagh Khost 0 - Setara Nangarhar 2

    Kam Air - Kandahar Ahmad Shah High School (postponed for another date over a technical problem in Karzai Stadium of Kandahar.)
     
  17. stimory

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    Apparently, Parwan Commerce Branch is replaced by Kandahar Youth.

    Here are the fixtures and results:

    Group A

    Jan 08, 2010
    Kandahar Ahmad Shah High School 1 – Etefaq Khost 0
    Setara Nangarhar 0 – Kam Air 0
    Jan 10, 2010
    Etefaq Khost 0 – Setara Nangarhar 2
    Kam Air – Kandahar Ahmad Shah High School (postponed)
    Jan 12, 2010
    Kam Air – Etefaq Khost
    Kandahar Ahmad Shah High School – Setara Nangarhar

    Group B

    Jan 09, 2010
    Kabul Bank 3 – Kandahar Youth 0
    Esteghlal Herat 2 – Arman Baghlan 1
    Jan 11, 2010
    Arman Baghlan 4 – Kandahar Youth 3
    KabulBank – Esteghlal Herat
    Jan 13, 2010
    Esteghlal Herat – Kandahar Youth
    [FONT=&quot]KabulBank – Arman Baghlan[/FONT]
     
  18. stimory

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    And KabulBank made it to the semi-final from Group B after defeating Arman Baghlan on Tuesday. KabulBank won all its three matches. The second match of the day is between Esteghlal Herat and Kandahar Youth. Esteghlal Herat needs only a draw to reach the semi-final as the runners up.
     
  19. stimory

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    Esteghal Herat also qualified for the semi-final from Group B.
     
  20. edrees

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    Kabul bank is pretty much team melli?
     
  21. stimory

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    Kam Air, Ahmad Shah High School, Kabul Bank and Esteghlal qualifies for the semi-final of Afghanistan's Clubs Championship in Kandahar.

    Yes Edris, around 6 or 7 of the Kabul Bank team players are included in the national squad.
     
  22. stimory

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    Kabul Bank overpowered Ahmad Shah High School in their semi-final match. Kabul Bank scored five goals and is playing the winner of Kam Air - Esteghlal Herat clash tomorrow.
     
  23. stimory

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    Semi-Final of Wahdat Melli Championship

    Kabul Bank 5 - Ahmad Shah Kandahar 0

    Kam Air 1 - Esteghlal Herat 2

    Jan 18, 2010
    3rd and 4th Place Match

    Kam Air - Ahmad Shah Kandahar

    Final Match

    Kabul Bank - Esteghlal Herat

    Kabul Bank beat Esteghlal Herat in the Group round by one goal.
     
  24. edrees

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    i hope this tournement provided Afghanistan with new players for the national team from other regions of Afghanistan instead of just picking players from Kabul.

    is the winner going to hopefully play in the AFC presidents cup?
     
  25. stimory

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    And Kabul Bank wins the finale with 2-1 score agaist Esteghlal Herat.
    Now, we should wait for Afghanistan Football Federation to announce officially if Kabul Bank will participate in 2010 AFC President Cup. Previous media reports have confirmed participation of the winning team in this tournament.
     
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