Wishing You All A Very Happy New Year!

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ASF Select Headed to Dubai to Make History

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A team of extremely talented and hungry players have been selected to represent the Afghan Sports Federation, an organization that has over 17 years of Afghan sporting and cultural heritage, world-renowned for hosting the annual Afghan Cup held in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  ASF Select are the current champions of the afsnewO Cup in California and are looking to bring another trophy back to Washington, DC! Especial thanks to ASF select's sponsors, Nye Express, and Global experts Group for their support.

Kickers FC Win ASF's

2014 Indoor Soccer Championship

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Kickers FC won ASF's 2014 Midnight Madness Indoor Soccer title by defeating Afghan American FC 3 - 1 in penalty kicks. The championship game was a thriller and ful of suprises. 

Afghanistan Beat Bangladesh in Historic Asia Cup Victory


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History is made here as Afghanistan win by 32 runs and record their first victory over a Test-playing nation. Bangladesh the host of ACC Asian Cup 2014 were all out for 222 in 47.5 overs. Afghanistan has just beating one of the major players in Cricket in a tenacious style. A monumental achievement for Afghanistan's national cricket
team, a show case of resilience, dedication and passion to win. Afghanistan joined the International Cricket Council as an affiliate member in 2001, after many of the original players had learned the game in refugee camps over the border in Pakistan. Unable to play at home in war-torn Afghanistan but competing in ICC tournaments around the world, the team's progress was charted in an award-winning documentary, "Out of the Ashes".They narrowly failed to qualify for the 2011 World Cup but were granted one-day international status for four years. Since then, they have qualified for four major tournaments - the ICC World Twenty20 events in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and the 2015 World Cup.

ASF Players Called Up For Afghanistan's National Football Team

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ASF proudly congratulates Safi Barekzi & Iqbal Habibzi on their call-up to the Afghanistan Men's National Team camp in Qatar. The Afghan National Football team coach Yousef Kargar has called 43 players including those players who live in US, Canada and Europe for the their tour to Qatar aimed preparation for their upcoming AFC Challenge Cup in Maldives.  Prior to Qatar camp, The Kabul based players had training in capital Kabul and eastern Nangarhar provinces.

ASF Teams Comes Out On Top In Canadian
Winter Tournament

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Canadian Afghan Sports Association(CASA) held their 7th Annual Afghan Indoor Soccer and Basketball Tournament in Toronto, Canada on December 28th & 29th, 2013.

Humbled By Her Teammate's Courage

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Hailai Arghandiwal, No. 8, has lived all her life in California but played in two international tournaments with the Afghan team, an opportunity born of her dual citizenship. She grew up in the sunshine state, played soccer year-round on fields that don't turn brown in winter. She's never lacked for a new pair of cleats, a place to play, or a ride to practice or a game when she needed it. She serves in her high school leadership class as the commissioner of special events, takes Advanced Placement courses and is preparing to go off to college.

AAFC Crowned ASF's

Fall Soccer Season Champions

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ASF’s fall Soccer season came to an exciting conclusion with AAFC defeating Pamir FC by a score of 9 to 4 to be crowned ASF’s fall Soccer season Champions.

A Token of Appreciation

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The Afghan Sports Federation's leadership has presented an official plaque of appreciation to Mr. Omar Panjshiri and the Chantilly Repair Center's crew for their contribution and volunteer work for the past years in making the ASF "Afghan Cup" annual events a success.
In accordance to ASF policy of acknowledging outstanding volunteer work for the Afghan-American community's benefit, these awards are offered as tokens of gratitude on behalf of the Afghan Sports Federation.

 Afghan Sports Federation Holds
Appreciation Dinner

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Afghan Sports Federation hosted an appreciation dinner for all the staff and volunteers that helped organize ASF's 16th Annual Afghan Cup. The dinner was held at Dunya Banquet Hall on Friday September 27th. Officials as well as volunteers were recognized for their outstanding support and efforts throughout the duration of the event as well as all previous Afghan Sports Federation events. The ASF Select Football team was also recognized for their outstanding acheivement at the afsnewO 's 2013 Labor Day Soccer Tournamentt in California.