We are very happy and proud of Afghanistan achievement from The 2014 Kyokushin-kan Eurasian tournament in Baku City, Azerbaijan under the leadership of Mr. Mohammad Seyar Azadani, President & Cr, and Branch Chief Mr. Mohammad Qahar Azadani. This achievement would not have been possible without the strong preparations of Afghanistan team to represent our country in such international events.
Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan management strives to hold regular tournaments, seminars, and intensive training programs for its members indoors so the organization remains strong and be competitive in the international championships. We have a strong organization ( Kyokushin-kan family) in Afghanistan, and will continue to be such competitive in world and international tournaments. The tournament detail report is below.
On June 21-22, 2014, The 2014 Kyokushin-kan Eurasian Championships was held in Baku City, Azerbaijan among 10 countries under the management of Kyokushin-kan International Honbu and Azerbaijan Branch Chief, Sensei Gelendar Aslanov. From Honbu, Fuk-Kancho Tsuyoshi Hiroshige and Honbu Chief Shihan Koyama were supervising the tournament. Afghanistan introduced 5 fighters in this international tournament. Afghanistan achievement from this international Kyokushin-kan tournament is as following:
- Ahmad Shah Afzali, Champion, 80 Kg Weight Division – Gold Medal
- Hujatuallah Samehzada, 2nd Place, 70 Kg Weight Division – Silver Medal
- Faramarz Afghan, 3rd Place, 90 Kg Weight Division – Bronze Medal
The other two fighters Maqboul Shah Gardiwal and Asef Afzali lost their fights in 2nd round of tournament.
This team was coached by Sensei Noor Aqha Hashemi, the Vice- President of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan.