FIFA vice-president Bin Hussein congratulates Afghanistan on SAFF Championship victory

The monarch, who is a United Nations Special Representative for Afghanistan, couldn’t hide his glee at the sight of the Afghans lifting the trophy...

The Prince of Jordan, Ali Bin Hussein, congratulated a tough and awe-inspiring victory by the Afghan national team, who trounced India by two goals to land their first international trophy and maiden South Asian Football Federation’s (SAFF) Championship.  

“Heartfelt congratulations to my friends and colleagues in Afghanistan on winning the South Asian Football Federation’s Championship and scoring their first international football title,” said an emotionally charged Prince, as quoted by

Hussein also added, “The progress of Afghan football is an inspiration to us all.”

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