Afghanistan won the third position in the Embassy World Cup 2015 held in Norway
This year the Embassy world Cup 2015 tournament was played at Ferd Football Field Stadium among 18 teams represented by Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Norway, USA, IOM, China, Argentina, Denmark, Afghanistan, UK, Austria, Japan, South Africa, France and Slovakia.
Afghanistan’s Team in Norway secured the third position by defeating Spain 5-0, South Korea 6-0 and Denmark 2-2 in the quarter final’s qualification round. In the Quarter final, Afghanistan played vs Italy and won 5-0 which qualified Afghanistan for the next round to play vs Argentina.
Afghanistan faced off against Argentina in the semi-final, and played a tactical match, with a nice early goal from Afghanistan team, unfortunately in the last minutes Argentina scored equalizing goal and the match went to Penalty and Afghanistan lost.
Though it was Afghanistan’s first year in the tournament third position is a brilliant award to be crown with.
Who would've thought Afghanistan would win something in football, but we did it!!