Afghanistan prepares for premiere league finals

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Afghanistan has finally been able to win a trophy in its history.

The competition was hard, Afghanistan had to face experienced and well trained players but they managed to grab the trophy and head home with heads held high.

Finally after the match ended, the Afghan players danced a dance of joy with the Afghan flag draped over their shoulders, in celebration of winning the game.

“You can’t imagine how big this moment is for our country, our fans, our team and me,” said Afghan coach Yousef Kargar.

“We have proved that we belong in the world of football. Our team has improved a lot over the last few years and I am sure we will get better in the years to come.”

Afghanistan only recently emerged on the football pitch against other countries. There were scenes of celebration and joy on the streets of Kabul, where people crammed into restaurants and cafes to watch the final.

The people of Afghanistan celebrated all over the country, for the first time after thirty years of war. They finally cried the cries of joy.


First Afghan Female Aeroplane Pilot

Nilofer Rahmani, in conquest to change life for women in Afghanistan has stepped outside her home and has succeeded in becoming the first Afghan woman pilot for the Air Force.

It has not been easy for Nilofer to get to the stage she is in today. As expected, Nilofer Rahmani has faced many preconceptions and barriers in pursuing her career but she has marched over each and every prejudice and has fulfilled her dreams of becoming a pilot, which would not have been possible during the times of the Taliban.

In her interview with the BBC she states, “It was difficult because of the situation and the rules for the women here, but I want to change the culture and the old minds, and show that we (women) can do it.” The general, Mohammed Barat, of the Afghan Air Force has also commented and praised those women of less than one percent who have joined the Afghan security forces. He stated, “We are very proud of them,” he said, “Afghan women are showing what Afghan men can do for their country.”


Nilofer Rahmani