Afghan coach stabbed

2015-01-11 15:51
Afghan soccer players training.

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.

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