Tolo News: Shaheen Asmayee, the 2016 Afghan Premier League (APL) champions faced off Simorgh Alborz, the fifth season third place winners, in the first of a two-leg semi-finals match at the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) stadium on Thursday might. Shaheen Asmayee beat Simorgh Alborz 1-0. This was the first night match in over 40 years in
Reuters: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones is to take over the role of Afghanistan’s head coach on an interim basis and lead the team in their Intercontinental Cup fixture in Hong Kong later this month, the country’s cricket board has announced. Afghanistan did not renew their contract with former India cricketer Lalchand Rajput and have been without
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s Ahmad Yasin Salik Qaderi Won gold at the 9th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships (WBPF) in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar on Sunday. Qaderi won gold at the world amateur championships in the 90kg weight category. He also won the “Mr Muscle” title. Bodybuilders from 100 countries took part at this year’s Ulaanbaatar contest. Click
Tolo News: The Faizabad Volleyball Team won the Badakhshan Volleyball Tournament in the final match of the competition on Friday. Sixteen teams including 10 squads from the provincial capital, Faizabad city, and other teams from Keshm, Argo, Khash and Baharak districts of the province participated at the event. Click here to read more (external link). Other
AFP: Rashid Khan is becoming the face of Afghan cricket. The teenaged leg-spinner made his IPL debut this year and continues to attract top Twenty20 leagues around the world. Such is Rashid Khan’s popularity that even a suicide blast at Kabul’s main cricket stadium couldn’t keep his fans away — and the teenager is now eyeing the
1TV: Afghanistan U-19 cricket team defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by five wickets on Monday to level the five-match ODI series 1-1. Sent to bowl first by Bangladesh who won the toss, Afghanistan bowled out the hosts in 30.4 overs from which they scored 75 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Zahra Rezaee, member of Muay Thai National Team, says she will represent Afghanistan at an international event next month. Zahra Rezaee, 18, who joined the National Muay Thai Team four years ago says she found the sport as a perfect martial art to follow her big dreams. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Noor Ahmad Ahmadi, Afghan freestyle wrestler, won a bronze medal in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat late Monday. Afghanistan has so far won one gold, one silver and nine bronze medals and is placed 24th on the medal list – out of 65 countries. Click here to read more
1TV: Band-e-Amir Dragons defeated Mis Ainak Knights in a thrilling final to win the Shpageeza Cricket League season 5 in Kabul on Friday. Band-e-Amir registered four-run victory in front of a packed crowd at Alokozay Kabul International Cricket Ground to lift SCL trophy for the first time. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Futsal Team beat Uzbekistan 4-2 in their third match in the fifth Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat on Wednesday. Uzbekistan, a fierce opponent, had been listed as among the top two winners at last year’s games. Afghanistan will play the United Arab Emirates on Friday in the last of their