H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Observes the National Soccer Match between Afghanistan and Japan

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March 24, 2016: It was His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie's pleasure and honor to observe 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Asian Qualifiers Round 2 and AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Preliminary Joint Qualification match between Afghanistan and Japan at Saitama Stadium. Following their previous qualifying encounter held last September, the Afghan national football team traveled to and matched in Japan for the first time.

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In the stadium filled with nearly 50,000 supporters, both national teams have tried their best, as well as have enjoyed the international exchange through the sport. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had a great pleasure in meeting and communicating with the Afghan national team members, and the executives of the Japan Football Association.