Afghanistan defeats Kyrgyzstan in women’s soccer

Sajia Sahar

Afghan men athletes aren’t the only ones making news recently. Afghanistan’s female football (soccer) team defeated Kyrgyzstan’s national team 1-0 in a friendly match held yesterday in Kyrgyzstan. The goal of the game came from captain Sajia Sahar. В The team will next play against Tajikistan on Monday.

The team is currently playing a series of friendly matches in preparation for the 2013 SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Gold Cup, which is scheduled from August 31st to September 11th in Nepal. В Last year, the team finished in third place in the event, even beating their rivals Pakistan 4-1.

August 25, 2013 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News, Women's Rights

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