Afghan fighters throw down in ‘judo-wrestling’ matches in dusty Kabul field

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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Afghan fighters throw down in ‘judo-wrestling’ matches in dusty Kabul field” – below is their description.

In a dusty public field in Kabul, fighters from across Afghanistan prove themselves in a combat sport that’s a combination of judo and wrestling. Informal matches attract large crowds of supporters, with spectators often rooting for contenders from their home districts. Bouts last no longer than a few minutes with referees on hand to ensure the sport’s obscure rules are followed.

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