President Karzai Congratulates Afghan National Cricket Team's Qualification to ICC 2015 World Cup

October 4, 2013

Arg, Kabul- President Hamid Karzai extended congratulations today to the Afghan national cricket team and the people of Afghanistan on their victory over Kenya in the World Cricket League (WCL) for the ICC World Cup 2015.

Today by beating Kenya in the WCL matches in Sharjah city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team qualified to the ICC World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

President Karzai said that through continuous hard work, the Afghan national cricket players could make certain their team’s qualification to the World Cup.

The President also telephoned Bashir Stanikzai – the Manager of Cricket Board of Afghanistan this afternoon to congratulate him and all the team players on their victory.