November 18, 2018
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Afghanistan Rugby team defeats Pakistan in Asian Games

By Khaama Press - Sat Sep 01 2018, 3:28 pm

The Afghanistan Rugby National Team defeated Pakistan during a Rugby match in Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games, the National Olympics Committee said Saturday.

Officials in the National Olympics Committee are saying that the Afghan team managed to score 15 points to secure a victory against the 7 points scored by the National Rugby team of Pakistan.

The officials further added that the National Rugby team of Afghanistan had earlier defeated the United Arab Emirates Rugby team 36-0.

However, the Afghan Rugby had faced defeats from Sri Lanka and Korea during the earlier games played as part of the Asian Games in Indonesia.

The officials are saying that the National Rugby of Afghanistan will play its final match in the Asian Games later today against Indonesia.

The Afghan Rugby team would secure the 9th position if they defeated the host Indonesia.

This comes as Afghanistan had major achievements in cricket, Football, Basket, and some other sports during the recent years.

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