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Afghan wheelchair basketball team come 2nd in quota cup

14 May 2023 - 15:36

The Afghanistan national wheelchair basketball team were runners up in the China Para Asian Games quota tournament.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, The team lost to Kuwait in its final match on Saturday 56-58 to scoop second place out of six participating teams.

Afghanistan had previously defeated Philippines, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates and Chinese Taipei, but was defeated by the Kuwait team.
The teams of Kuwait, Afghanistan and the Philippines won the quota to attend the Para-Asian Games in China which will be held from October 22-28, in Hangzhou, China. In that event, 22 sports related to the disabled are included, including wheelchair basketball.

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