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Buzkashi in Afghanistan

Buzkashi, a traditional Central Asian sport, is played in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.

In Buzkashi two teams of horsemen try to carry a headless calf over a long course and drop it in a designated circle.

Photo ID 173287. 30/06/2007. Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. UN Photo/Ali Asghar Safdar. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

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Taken on June 30, 2007