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Football plays important role in national unity

 In recent years, football in Afghanistan has got much achievements. In an exclusive interview with the Kabul Times reporter, assistant of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) Yousuf Kargar said, “Roshan Company and private banks support Afghanistan Premier League and four years ago, eight teams were selected and gained good achievements.

“Two years before, we selected good players who attended South Asia games in Nepal and achieved championship, and Afghanistan team gained the highest award in its history”, Kargar added, saying that the number of audiences are very high in Afghan Premier League, but the capacity of stadium is only for 8000 people. 
Achieving the South Asia title was the big event in the history of Afghanistan’ national football teams. “We plan to construct 4 football grounds for children with artificial grass which is being supported by FIFA”, Kargar added.
He went on to say, After Victory of South Asian games, Afghanistan’s National Football Team currently trying to qualify for Moscow (2018) world championship. “The Afghan team has employed a German trainer five months ago and we hope to achieve good results in future” Yusuf Kargar said.
Nesar Ahmad Askarzada