Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 21, 2021 World soccer’s governing body FIFA says a second group of 57 Afghan refugees linked to women’s soccer and basketball has been evacuated from Afghanistan to Qatar. The group, comprising women and children, landed in Doha on October 20 on a Qatar Airways flight, FIFA said in a statement on October
Tolo News: The Herat team got the first position in Afghanistan’s 43rd Annual Men’s National Qualification Basketball Tournament. The Kandahar team got the second and Kabul A team got the third position respectively. The final match between Herat and Kandahar ended with 79-49 result in favor of Herat’s team. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: The athletes claimed the cup after beating Thailand 65-25 in the final match of the tournament. It was second time that Afghanistan defeated Thailand in the competition. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghanistan A suffer second defeat in South Africa tri-series
The Telegraph (UK): It is perhaps apt that growth of the world’s most polite sport in the harshest of conditions can be attributed, in some part, to British intervention. Fane’s mission has always been to spread grassroots access through training camps, equipment and running tournaments. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Disabled
Tolo News: Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) officials said Monday that the federation is trying to hire German-born Afghan football player Nadim Amiri for the national team. Amiri, whose parents are from Afghanistan, currently plays with Germany’s Hoffenheim team. Amiri recently played a key role in the victory of Germany’s under 21 team in the UEFA European
Tolo News: A basketball tournament kicked off in Kabul on Tuesday aimed at selecting the country’s top players for the national squad. The event will continue for five days. More than 160 basketball players from Kabul, Bamiyan, Kandahar, Ghazni, Herat, Samangan, Balkh, Kunduz and Nangarhar provinces will compete for a place in the team. Click here
SI: Kobe Bryant has agreed to donate to the Afghanistan women’s national team, he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Taekwondo Champ Drives Taxi To Earn Money
Euronews: The final of the Afghanistan women’s wheelchair national basketball championship between Herat and Balkh provinces was held in the country’s capital, Kabul. Balkh won the match. Click here for more (external link). Other Sports News Noor Ali Zadran’s Cricket Journey