Mohammad Nabi has excelled on the field despite lack of facilities and bombs filling up the Peshawar air.
Fans say football shows Afghanistan in a better light.
But the season lasts for just three months and the players struggle to make ends meet.
Zmaray Salangi plays for the Eagles and earns around $160 a month. Without any education, he worries for his future after his playing days are over.
Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.