Tolo News: Afghanistan’s national cricketer Mohammad Nabi rose one rank from third place to second in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) all-rounder rankings after overtaking Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez who dropped from second to third place. Nabi was previously ranked 3rd in the ODI all-rounding ranking while Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s leg-spinner, retained his seventh place in the ICC’s all-rounder ranking. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket
Tolo News: The U-15 national football team defeated Turkmenistan 3-0 in their fourth match in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament in Uzbekistan on Saturday. The national team was defeated by Iran 0-1 this week. Afghanistan Football Federation says team Afghanistan will next face Uzbekistan in their last match in the tournament. The national squad
Tolo News: National MMA team fighter Shirshah Mubariz defeated his South Korean rival in an Asian MMA Championship bout in Harbin city in China on Saturday. Two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters are representing Afghanistan at the event. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News National Cricket Team of Afghanistan Leaves for England
Tolo News: Two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters will represent Afghanistan in a free fighting tournament in China. Sabrullah Begzad and Shirshah left Kabul on Wednesday to fight in 80kgs and 70kgs weight category respectively. The three-day event will start on July 28. The Asian MMA Championship will be held in China’s Harbin City where 18
Khaama Press: According to [the] Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), the Afghan Under-15s performed well during their second match on Tuesday and managed to hit two goals during the first round of the match. This comes as the Afghan Under-15s football team had lost their inaugural match of the CAFA (Central Asian Football Association) Under-15s against Tajikistan.
Khaama Press: The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials are saying that two Afghan athletes, Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai and Farzad Mansoori , won Gold Medals while two others, Mohsin Rezaye and Ramesh Hussaini, won Bronze Medals during the championship. The Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships were organized in Jeju of South Korea where around 2,600 athletes from 60
Abdullah Qazi AOPNEWS | July 22, 2018 Afghan MMA fighter Nasrat Haqparast picked up his first UFC win by defeating Congo’s Marc Diakiese via unanimous decision. In round 1, Haqparast was putting on the pressure early and not giving Diakiese any space to land a solid strike. At the end of the second round, Diakiese
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-15 Football Team left Kabul for Uzbekistan on Thursday morning to participate in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament. The Afghan team, which won the cup in 2017, is hoping to bring the trophy home again this year. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Kabul will host a friendly match between Afghanistan and Palestine national football teams in August 19 to mark the Independence Day of Afghanistan, the football federation said on Friday. The match will be held in Afghanistan Football Federation’s stadium in Kabul. The match is a good chance for Afghanistan to prove it can host football events… Click here to read
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-16 Football Team returned home on Wednesday evening after finishing second in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) U-16 tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The team had gone into the tournament as defending champions but lost to Uzbekistan in the opening match. However they went on to beat Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The Afghan team will travel to Malaysia in