|District||Qilla Abdullah District|
|Elevation||1,338 m (4,390 ft)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
|Number of Union Councils||13|
Chaman (also spelt Chamman) ( / Persian/Pashto/Urdu: چمن) is the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is situated south of the Chaman border crossing with neighbouring Spin Boldak in Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.
Chaman has a railway station which accommodates services with Kandahar as well as other parts of Afghanistan. A slow passenger train runs between Chaman and Quetta daily. In 2008, it was proposed to extend this railway through Afghanistan to Central Asia. Chaman is on the silk road on the eastern side.
The town is an important trade point in the Balochistan region, providing a gateway on the trade routes between Afghanistan and Karachi. It underwent development during the martial law period of the 1980s.
Chaman has been known for its football since the 1940s, and is home to Afghanistan FC, which plays in the Pakistan Premier League. The Jamal Nasir Shaheed Stadium is located in the town. four players from Afghan FC currently play for the Pakistan national football team, including the captain, Jadid Khan Pathan. Also Chaman have many popular soccer players Like Muhammad Essa, former Pakistan Team Captain, Kaleem Ullah recently playing a league in America, Mehmood Khan, Dawood Khan both are brothers, Himat Khan, Hayat Ullah International, belong to Muslim Fcc, one of the oldest player Haji Qayyum urf-e- Khadako presently coaching to Pak Army football Club Chaman. Chaman City Have lots of Football teams here are their names.
- Afghanistan Football Club Chaman.
- Muslim Football Club Chaman.
- Pakistan Afghanistan Football Club Chaman.
- Bacha Shaheed Football Club Chaman.
- Chaman Football Club Chaman.
- Mansoor shaeed football club chaman
- Buldia FCC
- Shaista Abbaseen Shaeed Football Club Chaman(Shams Academy)
- Citizen cricket club Chaman.
- Amanullah Academy Chaman.
- Afghan Cricket Club Chaman.
- Lahore Badshah Cricket Club Chaman.
- Baldia Cricket Club Chaman.
- Ismail Khan Noorzai Cricket Club Chaman.
- Bacha Khan Shaheed Cricket club Murda karez Chaman
- Super Challenger Cricket Club Chaman
Afghanistan Former President Amanullah Khan escapes to Europe by the route of Chaman.
Thousand of Afghanistani Refugees came to Pakistan, using Chaman routes.
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Chaman consists of many tribes mostly Achakzai's. Chaman is known to be owned by a sub tribe of "Achakzai" (Ashezai). Many other sub tribes of Achakzai such as (Malezai, Ghabezai,Adozai,Alizai and further more) live in chaman.