1TV: Eight Afghan players have been shortlisted for the auction of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League. Afghans who are shortlisted for the auction are: Zahir Khan Pakteen, Hazratullah Zazai, Qais Ahmad, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Mohammad Shahzad, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat and Syed Shirzad. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan Muay
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan December 12, 2018 FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan’s Football Federation (AFF) over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country’s women’s football team. The suspension of AFF president Keramuudin Karim applies to all football-related activities at national and international level, and expires in 90 days.
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Oman by 112 runs in their last match of Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Sri Lanka on Monday. The win was first for Afghanistan in the tournament after defeats against India and Sri Lanka. Click here to read more (external link). Related India Beat Afghanistan By 74 Runs In Asia Cup
VOA News December 9, 2018 Afghanistan’s attorney general has suspended five officials of the Afghan Football Federation, including the president of the organization, following allegations of sexual abuse against members of the women’s national football team. The suspensions came just days after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ordered an investigation into the allegations that were first
1TV: Hosts Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by one wicket in Emerging Teams Asia Cup on Saturday. Afghanistan, who batted first after winning the toss, made 210 before they were all out in the 47.5 overs in Colombo. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U20 National Futsal Team defeated Tajikistan 4-1 on Tuesday in the qualifying round of the 2019 AFC U20 Futsal Championship and for the first time qualified for the Asian nations’ next year tournament. Click here to read more (external link). Cricket News We Can Reach World Cup Semifinals, Asserts Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad On
1TV: Afghanistan women’s football team has ended its Central Asian campaign without scoring a single goal in four matches it played. Afghanistan faced Uzbekistan in their opening game of the five-team tournament and they lost it by a wide margin of 0-20. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Ghani Calls For Probe
Tolo News: In reaction to allegations over sexual and physical abuse of some members of Afghanistan National Women’s Football Team, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on Saturday said they will run a thorough investigation into the claims. After the allegations made over sexual and physical assault on women players at AFF, Khalida Popal, a former player at
The Guardian (UK): Fifa is examining allegations that members of the Afghanistan national women’s team were sexually and physically abused by men from the country’s football federation, including its president, Keramuudin Karim. Khalida Popal, a former head of the women’s football department at the AFF, who was forced to flee the country in 2016 and seek asylum