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
Khaama Press: Afghan bodybuilder Yasin Salik Qaderi won first place in the Macau 2018 bodybuilding competition in China (IFBB Pro League Global Classic Overall Champion). Last year, Qaderi came in first during during a similar competition which was organized in Mongolia in October. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The eighth round of the national powerlifting selection championships ended on Saturday, with the Herat and Nimroz teams scooping the titles. The tournament was divided into two categories – classic and professional. Herat came first in the classic division and Nimroz first in the professional division. Click here to read more (external link). Other
1TV: Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad stunned cricketing fraternity after his incredible 74 runs off just 16 balls in the opening game of T10 League in Sharjah on Wednesday. Shahzad smashed a blistering half-century off just 12 balls, setting record for fastest fifty in the 10-over format. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News Three