Ariana: The foundation stone of a stadium was laid in Kapisa – named Qala-e-Ghani Stadium. Information indicates that some 13 acres of land have been allocated for the Qala-e-Ghani Stadium in the Nijrab district of Kapisa. Also: The National Muaythai Federation of Afghanistan has started working to improve the capacity of trainers during quarantine days.
Ariana: Afghan National Muay Thai Team won one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals from the Asian Championships. The International Federation of Muaythai Associations held the 2019 Asian Championships in Abu Dhabi of United Arabs of Emirates. Abu Dhabi hosted 300 athletes from 36 countries. Seven athletes, one coach, and two referees represented Afghanistan in this
Tolo News: Afghan Muay Thai fighters got three gold medals at a competition hosted by the Uzbekistan Muay Thai Federation which was held in Tashkent from December 11 to 14. A team of five Muay Thai fighters from “Team B” of the national squad attended the event. The athletes also got a silver and a bronze
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s youth Muay Thai team won a bronze medal at the Youth World Championships in Turkey, and a gold and silver medal in a Muay Talay competition. The event was hosted by the International Federation of Muay Thai Associations. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: At least 24 women fighters from Kabul attended an annual Muay Thai championship in which eight fighters were selected for the national team. Fighters from different age and weight categories attended the competition – which was kicked off on April 21 and continued until Saturday, April 27. Click here to read more (external link). Other
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