8am: Sources told Hasht-e Subh on Wednesday (October 19th) that the Taliban had told the Football Federation of Badghis Province yesterday that after this match, football would be banned. Following the order of the Taliban, the Badghis Football Federation informed the football teams not to play football anymore. Previously, the Taliban in Nimruz Province had
Ariana: Afghanistan U-17 team thrashed Mongolia 5-0 in the Asian Cup Qualifiers in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe on Friday. Hakim Khan Niazi claimed a hat-trick as he scored three goals in the first half of the play. Afghanistan will next take on Tajikistan on Sunday. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Najibullah Zadran hit a half-century to set up Afghanistan’s 21–run series-clinching victory over Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 International on Sunday. Afghanistan, who whitewashed Zimbabwe 3-0 in the preceding one-day matches, took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match T20I series. The final match is on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external
Ariana: Afghanistan’s football team is determined to avenge defeats against India as they face each other in the 3rd round of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers on Saturday. Afghanistan will meet India after playing Hong Kong in the opener of the campaign Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference, Afghanistan’s head coach, Anoush Dastgir, said
AFP: Opening batsman Ibrahim Zadran scored an unbeaten 120 as Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe by eight wickets on Monday to take a winning 2-0 lead in a three-match one-day international series. The two victories in Zimbabwe have lifted them to 90 points, five less than second-placed England, who have played four more matches. After the final
Ariana: Afghanistan’s friendly football match against Madagascar, originally scheduled to be played next week, has been cancelled due to COVID infections among Madagascar’s players. The match was scheduled to be played in Antalya city of Turkey on March 24. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News The Javelin Freedom Cup Tournaments Start
Ariana: Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 88 runs in the second ODI on Friday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh posted 306 for four and then returned to dismiss Afghanistan for 218 in 45.1 overs. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News
The Indian Express: Nadia Nadim, a prolific Danish international with 98 caps under her belt, qualified as a doctor after 5 years of studying whilst playing football. Last season, she played a crucial role in Paris Saint-Germain lifting the Division 1 title for the first time in their history, scoring 18 goals in 27 games.
Tolo News: Wali Mohammad Noori, a blind Afghan athlete, is set to run a half marathon in London on Sunday. Noori took third place in a running competition held over a month ago in London. Noori’s good performance in the previous competition led him to be selected for the next half marathon. Click here to
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s football team played against Indonesia in a friendly match on Tuesday in Turkey. The first half of the match ended with neither side scoring. In the second half, Afghanistan scored one goal to win the game. Click here to read more (external link).