Afghan rugby team makes international debut

Team has played its first international match against a United Arab Emirates side.

    After the success of Afghanistan's cricket team in reaching the Twenty20 World Cup, the country's rugby team made their international debut on Friday.

    They were playing a series of matches against a United Arab Emirates side.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Dubai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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