Report: Afghans victorious in karate tournament

Yesterday, Afghan karate fans joined by members of parliament, 2 governors, and a delegation from the National Olympic Committee welcomed Afghanistan’s national karate team at the airport as they returned home from South Africa, reported Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) today.  The team had participated in an international event, where teams from 35 different countries were present. According to the report, Afghanistan came in first, followed by Zambia and then South Africa. The PAN report did not mention if it was in a particular category. Ghulam Jilani Ghroob, head of the Karate Federation told PAN that Wahid Joya, Farid Agha Doorandish, Mubariz Hakimzada, Ezatullah Kalakani and Ali Asghar Muddaris won gold medals in the competition. Moreover, according to the report, four silver and six bronze medals were also won by the members of the team.

October 7, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News

One Response

  1. Asadullah Sadiqi - October 8, 2010

    What a proude moment. I hope they’ve all enjoyed their victory. I whish them all, from all of my heart more success in the futur…