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Afghanistan coach stabbed in attack

12 January 2015, 12:30

KABUL — Afghanistan national football coach Mohammad Yasouf Kargar was recovering Monday from stab wounds after being attacked by four men outside his house in the Afghan capital.

Afghan criminal investigation police chief Mohammad Farid Afzali said that Kargar was in good condition at a Kabul hospital after being injured in his head and waist.

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Police were continuing to investigate the attack and a motive was not immediately clear.

Kargar has been the national coach since 2008 and helped revive Afghan football with a stunning victory in a regional South Asia tournament in 2013, setting off wild celebrations across the country.

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- AP


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