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Afghanistan celebrates historic win

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President Hamid Karzai was quick to praise Afghanistan’s football team on Thursday, hours after they united the nation with a convincing 2-0 win over India in the final of the South Asian Football Federation championship in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of screaming fans took to the streets to celebrate their national team’s first ever trophy. Many danced in the streets of the capital, Kabul, after crowding around television sets in their homes, restaurants and coffee shops to watch the match.