On June 12, The 2015 All Afghanistan Open Karate Tournament was held successfully in Herat City with participation of 140 fighters from 7 provinces of Afghanistan under the direct supervision of Country Representative and President Shihan Mohammad Seyar Azadani, 5th Dan, and Branch Chief Sensei Mohammad Qahar Azadani,4th Dan.
The following provincial branches of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan participated in this year All Afghanistan Open Karate Tournament (Open Weight Category): Herat, Farah, Ghazni, Kabul, Paktya, Khost, and Nangarhar.
Champion: Hujatullah Samehzada – Herat Branch
2nd Place: Maqbool Shah Gardiwal -Nangarhar Branch
3rd Place: Faramarz Afghan – Herat Branch
4th Place: Safiullah Fahmi – Herat Branch
5th Place: Ahmad Sorab Saalaar – Herat Branch
6th Place: Nehmatullah Tahiri – Herat Branch
7th Place: Mohammad Zubair Alikozi – Herat Branch
8th Place: Ali Reza Rahimi – Herat Branch
Best Spirit/Best Fighter: Ahmad Sorab Saalaar
The top four fighters qualified for the 2nd KWU Kyokushin World Championships which will be held in Khabarovsk, Russia on 3-4 October, 2015.
Champion: Ali Reza Rahimi
2nd Place: Wahid Ahmad Azimi
3rd Place: Hujatullah Samehzada