Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 14, 2018 Spain’s La Liga soccer division has announced a major deal with Facebook that will allow viewers in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Indian subcontinent to watch all of its games during the next three seasons for free on the social network. Other countries where viewers will be able to
Tolo News: The Afghan Premier League (APL), centered around the message “One nation – One voice”, on Sunday announced the 2018 season of the greatly anticipated tournament has been postponed due to insufficient financial support. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s (ACB) plans for the staging of the
Tolo News: Officials from the National Weightlifting Federation said Afghanistan’s weightlifting squad is preparing for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tournament will kick off on August 18. Mirwais Raziqi and Zubair Nazari, the national weightlifting team members, will represent Afghanistan at the event. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News
Ariana: Afghanistan’s cricket superstar Rashid Khan has announced establishing a charity organization as a move to help orphan children and poor people in the country. The charity organization named “Rashid Khan Foundation” would help Afghan orphans to get education and health facilitates, Rashid Khan said on his Facebook page. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: The The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials are saying that Thailand has secured the first place, Korea second spot, Uzbekistan has been at third spot while Afghanistan has secured the fourth position. The Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation officials said last week that two Afghan athletes, Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai and Farzad Mansoori , won Gold Medals
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
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.
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