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Afghan Wushu team to participate in tournament in China
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08:37, November 12, 2007

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The Afghan National Wushu Team is to leave for Beijing on Monday to take part in the international Wushu tournament, local newspaper Afghanistan Times reported on Sunday.

It's the first time that Afghan team is participating in such competitions, Afghanistan Times quoted Arif Paiman, the spokesman of National Olympic Committee, as saying.

Paiman added that the competition would be attended by 114 countries and regions across the world.

The Afghan team is consisted of four players, a coach and a representative from the National Wushu Federation, Paiman noted.

He said that if the Afghan team could finish in top three this time, they would be able to participate in international Wushu championship of 2008.

Source: Xinhua

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