Tolo News: Two members of Afghanistan’s national boxing team have are attending special training sessions in hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The event will be held in China next month and representatives from 50 Asian nations will attend. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan U19 Cricket Team
Tolo News: The Afghan national U19 cricket team defeated South Africa by seven wickets in the opening match of the U19 Cricket World Cup on Friday. Afghanistan’s Imran Mir and Ibrahim Zadran played a key role in the match against the rival South African squad. The ICC U-19 World Cup is underway at the Diamond Oval
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U19 has beaten England by 21 runs in in their U19 World Cup warm-up match in South Africa. The World Cup will kick-off in two days and Afghanistan is to face host South Africa in their opening match. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Siyar Bahadurzada, 36, an Afghan MMA fighter, in a Facebook post on Tuesday said he has taken a job coaching at a training camp in Singapore and will not be fighting in the near future. “I would like to announce that I’ve been appointed as Evolve MMA head coach in Singapore,” Bahadurzada said, adding:
1TV: India defeated Afghanistan by 211 runs in their first warm-up match ahead of Under-19 World Cup in South Africa on Sunday. Afghanistan will face England in their second warm-up match on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Asghar Afghan has been reappointed as the captain of Afghanistan cricket team across all formats, the country’s cricket board announced on Wednesday. Asghar replaced Rashid Khan who served in the role since July this year. Rashid has been appointed as vice-captain. Click here to read more (external link). Related Gulbadin Naib says will not play
AP: Two decades after fleeing Taliban-ruled Afghanistan with her family, Nadia Nadim is ready to go home. The risks are worth it for the 31-year-old Nadim, who is planning her first trip back to Afghanistan since leaving the country as a child. She is hoping to change mindsets and inspire girls to follow her onto the soccer
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U19 National Cricket Team beat India by two wickets in a low-scoring Youth ODI series on Saturday in India’s Lucknow. India has won the series after beating Afghanistan 3-2 in the series. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghan U-19 cricket team defeated India by three wickets in their third One-Day International match in Lucknow on Tuesday. The win was Afghanistan’s first in the five-match ODI series which India leads 2-1. Their next match will be on November 28. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News Afghanistan Announces Squad for
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their third match of Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh on Monday and advanced to semi-finals of the tournament. The win was Afghanistan’s second in the tournament after beating Oman by nine wickets. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan Football Team ‘Prepared,