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Afghanistan National Football Team

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The Afghanistan National Football Team (Dari:??? ??? ?????? ?????????), also known as the Lions of Khurasan, is the national football team of Afghanistan and is controlled by the Afghanistan Football Federation. Founded in 1922, they played their first international game against Iran in Kabul, 1941. Afghanistan then joined FIFA in 1948 and the AFC in 1954, as one of the founding members. They play their home games at the Ghazi National Olympic Stadium in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. In 2013, Afghanistan won the 2013 SAFF Championship. Afghanistan also earned the "FIFA Fair Play Award" in 2013.

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Nick Name Lions of Khurasan
Year Founded 1933
Team Owner Afghanistan Football Federation
Team Prsident Keramuddin Karim