Afghanistan Faces Defeat During the Final Match of SAFF Championship


INDIA: India defeated the Afghan national football team during the final match of South Asia Football Federation (SAFF) Championship final.

Both Afghanistan and India ended the first half of the match with no goals scored but the Afghan player zubair Amiri hits first goal for Afghanistan during 70th minute of the game.

However, the Indian player Jeje managed to level the game by hitting the first goal for India during the 71st minute of the game.

The two teams could not achieve more goals until the last minute of the second half and despite an additional time was announced.

India managed to score during the second goal during the last minutes of first additional time allowed and managed to lead the game 2-1.

The Afghan team managed to secure second place in SAFF Championship and handed over the SAFF Championship title to India .

Afghanistan claimed SAFF Championship for the firs time after defeating India during the final match of the Championship in 2013. -KP

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