Ayaz Gul VOA News October 12, 2019 ISLAMABAD – The United States has hailed FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, for slapping a five-year ban on a former senior official of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) for failing to act on sexual abuse allegations brought by the country’s female players. “Survivors of sexual abuse deserve justice
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 11, 2019 FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, has banned the former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) for five years for violations concerning the abuse of female players. FIFA said in a statement on October 11 that Sayed Aghazada was guilty of “various violations” of the FIFA Code of Ethics
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s youth Muay Thai team won a bronze medal at the Youth World Championships in Turkey, and a gold and silver medal in a Muay Talay competition. The event was hosted by the International Federation of Muay Thai Associations. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s cricket legspinner Rashid Khan has broken another record, this time in the Guinness World Records. Khan has taken 176 wickets in the international matches under the age of 20 and thus got his name in the Guinness World Records. Previously Pakistan’s cricket start Waqar Younus held the record. Click here to read more
Tolo News: The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has eliminated the Afghan women’s national football team from the world women’s ranking, due to the team’s lack of activity. The Afghan Women’s National Football team was in the 108 place in the FIFA ranking. Click here to read more (external link).
UFC: Ismail Naurdiev, delivered a career-best performance against [Afghan MMA Fighter] Siyar Bahardurzada, shutting out the veteran striker over three rounds. Scores in the welterweight matchup were 30-26 and 30-25 twice for Naurdiev, now 19-3. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Toofan Harirod F.C. won the Afghanistan Premier League’s (APL) Cup for the second year in a row and for the third time in its career after beating Shaheen Asmayee F.C. which has won the title four times. The only goal of the match was scored by Toofan’s Hatam Shirdil at 95th minute of the
Tolo News: The final match of the Afghanistan Women’s Quadrilateral Football Tournament was held on Thursday in the Football Federation stadium in Kabul. The final match pitted Kabul against Herat and Kabul was victorious, 1-0. Women’s teams from Balkh, Kabul, Bamyan and Herat provinces participated in the tournament. Click here to read more (external link).
ICC: Afghanistan registered a twelfth consecutive T20I victory, a record in men’s cricket, as they beat Bangladesh by 25 runs. Man of the match: Mohammad Nabi. Click here to read more (external link). Related Afghanistan Beat Zimbabwe By 28 Runs In T20 Tri-Series
Tolo News: Toofan Harirod from the western zone of the country entered the Afghan Premier League (APL) final after a 2-0 win against De Spinghar Bazan in a thrilling match on Thursday evening. The second semi-final match will be held on Friday between Shaheen Asmayee and Simorgh Alborz. The match will kick off at 6 pm Kabul