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Football Contest Kicks off in Zabul
QALAT (PAN): A football tournament featuring 14 teams from various districts and Qalat has commenced in Zabul province, sports officials said on Sunday.
Olympic officials said the tournament was aimed at promotion of the game in the region.
Abdul Nasir Haqmal, head of Zabul Football Federation, said the contest was sponsored by the USAID-funded Local Governance and Community Development (LGCD) initiative.
Players were trained before the launch of the event, according to Haqmal, who said the competition would last two weeks. "We have also arranged food and accommodation for out-station teams."