1TV: Eight Afghan players have been shortlisted for the auction of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League. Afghans who are shortlisted for the auction are: Zahir Khan Pakteen, Hazratullah Zazai, Qais Ahmad, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Mohammad Shahzad, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat and Syed Shirzad. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan Muay
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan December 12, 2018 FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan’s Football Federation (AFF) over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country’s women’s football team. The suspension of AFF president Keramuudin Karim applies to all football-related activities at national and international level, and expires in 90 days.
Tolo News: Athletes from the national muaythai team returned home on Thursday with six medals from the World Youth Martial Arts Masterships in Jincheon, South Korea. Eleven mauythai teams participated in last week’s championships. Afghanistan won three gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals. The two bronze medals were won by two Afghan females. Click
Tolo News: Zahra Rezaee, member of Muay Thai National Team, says she will represent Afghanistan at an international event next month. Zahra Rezaee, 18, who joined the National Muay Thai Team four years ago says she found the sport as a perfect martial art to follow her big dreams. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The national Muay Thai team returned home with three bronze medals on Tuesday from the world championships in Russia. Seven Afghan Muay Thai fighters took part and three brought home bronze medals. They were Sayed Rohullah Musawi, Ahmad Shuja Jamal and Suhrab Salahshor. There were 40 countries represented at the championships, where Russia won
Tolo News: In the second match of the second week of the Roshan Afghan Premier League, De Spinghar Bazan on Thursday drew their match with rival Oqaban Hindukush 0-0. The match was played at the Afghanistan Football Federation ground in Kabul where thousands of fans had gathered to support the teams. Click here to read more (external