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Afghanistan set to take on Singapore in soccer duel

Afghanistan set to take on Singapore in soccer duel

Mar 29, 2016 - 13:49

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan football team on Tuesday left for Iran to participate in qualifying match against Singaporefor the 2018 FIFA World Cup, an official said.

The match is scheduled for 3:00pm (Afghanistan time)at the Tehran Sports Club.Afghanistan coach Petar Segrtsaid the team would secure the forth position in Group E if they beat Singapore.

He added Afghanistan had been under pressure in the previous match against Japan. Playing such a team was not easy but the Afghans should beat the rivals to increase their qualification chances.

“I don’t want to talk about the techniques that should be used, but we will take to the ground to win today’s match, which is like playing the Europe Championship League. We have to beat our rivalsand score several goals,” he remarked.