Tolo News: Toofan Harirod from the western zone of the country entered the Afghan Premier League (APL) final after a 2-0 win against De Spinghar Bazan in a thrilling match on Thursday evening. The second semi-final match will be held on Friday between Shaheen Asmayee and Simorgh Alborz. The match will kick off at 6 pm Kabul
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Football Team defeated Bangladesh 1-0 in a thrilling match in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Afghanistan’s captain and midfielder Farshad Noor netted the only goal of the match. Afghanistan will play it’s next match against Oman on October 10. Click here to read more
1TV: Afghanistan clinched historic Test victory against Bangladesh beating the hosts by 224 runs on Monday. Rashid [Khan] was declared player of the match, a title which he dedicated to Mohammad Nabi who retired from Test but will continue to play white-ball cricket. Click here to read more (external link). More Sports News Cricket: India beat Afghanistan by
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by 85 runs in their first match of Under-19 Asia Cup in Sri Lanka on Thursday. Afghanistan will next face Kuwait in their next match of the tournament on Saturday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghanistan National Football Team Plays Against Qatar Tonight
ESPNCricinfo: Rashid Khan was named captain of all three Afghanistan teams after the World Cup, and his first assignment, the one-off Test against Bangladesh, will pose for him various challenges, some of which might take a while for him to get past. Click here to read more (external link). More Sports News We Have ‘Massive Respect’
Tolo News: Shaheen Asmayee will face De Spinghar Bazan on Thursday night in the second week of group matches of the Afghan Premier League (APL). The match will kick off at 6pm Kabul time at Afghanistan’s Football Federation stadium in the city. On Wednesday night’s match, last year’s champions Toofan Harirod defeated Mawjhai Amu 3-2. Click
Tolo News: The National Football Team will face Qatar in their opening group match in the 2022 World Cup Asia Qualifiers in Qatar on September 5. Their second match will be against Bangladesh on September 10. Click here to read more (external link).
AFP / Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty : Cricket, soccer, and mountain biking are all popular in Afghanistan, but another sport is getting a grip on local athletes. In Kabul, a growing number of men, and a few women, are playing a new European import: rugby. Other Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan Cricket Board terminates the contracts of
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-19 National Football Team finished fourth in the 2019 CAFA U-19 Championship after losing its last match 2-0 to Iran on Tuesday. The event was held in Tajikistan. The Afghan team played four matches against Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 8, 2019 A “culture of abuse” continues to thrive at Afghanistan’s soccer federation because of world soccer governing body FIFA’s “apparent inaction” in a sexual abuse scandal involving female Afghan players, according to the national women’s team coach. In a letter dated August 6, coach Kelly Lindsey and the team’s