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Beach Soccer A-League Qualifying Preparation matches kick off in Kabul

(Last Updated On: May 25, 2015)


The qualifying preparation matches of Beach Soccer held for preparations of eight teams in the A-League.

The teams will compete versus each other in two groups of four.

Beach Soccer is a type of sports that is played on a sandy ground with its specific circumstances. There are five players in each team and every game is played for three rounds that each of the rounds takes 12 minutes.

Afghanistan’s Beach Soccer Team previously also participated in the Asian Beach Soccer Competition in China, and they have got many experiences from there, and this is the first time that Afghan Beach Soccer Team is participating in the basic world cup competitions that includes top 16 Asian Beach Soccer Teams.

Meanwhile, wrestling qualifiers competitions of West Zone continues;

The wrestling competition under the age of 18 will see 253 wrestlers from 22 different clubs around western Kabul compete.

The National Wrestling Federation has said the competition is important for raising the public profile of the sport in Afghanistan as well as developing new talent.

Afghanistan retains a strong wrestling tradition, despite being ravaged by war and conflict throughout the past decade.

Sport has been severely limited in Afghanistan in recent years, due to chronic instability.
As a traditional focal point for the community in Afghanistan, wrestling not only benefits those interested in the sport, but also has a wider impact.
The sport helps to quell rising criminality amongst the unemployed youth and bring together a society ravaged by years of war and division.





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