Kabul - The Afghan national football team coach was stabbed and injured by unknown attackers in Kabul, police said on Sunday.
Yousuf Kargar was on his way home from a wedding ceremony on Saturday night when he was attacked next to his house.
Police official said Rohullah Khan said Kargar had a head injury and had undergone surgery for a knife wound to his back and was now in stable condition.
Kargar led the Afghan national football team to the 2013 South Asian Football Federation championship.
He was a national team player in the 1970s and is also the vice president of the football federation.