Tolo News: Nazima Khirzad, an Afghan ski racer, has won a bronze medal in the 4th CAS Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup 2020 in Pakistan. The four-day competition was held in Pakistan’s Swat city, and ended on Tuesday with Khirzad winning the bronze medal in the slalom category. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) on Monday was awarded the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Grassroots Charter Bronze Membership for the development of grassroots football. The Grassroots Charter is a development tool for Member Associations (MA) to raise the quality of their grassroots programs, according to the AFC, which identifies 20 performance categories such as
AP: Two decades after fleeing Taliban-ruled Afghanistan with her family, Nadia Nadim is ready to go home. The risks are worth it for the 31-year-old Nadim, who is planning her first trip back to Afghanistan since leaving the country as a child. She is hoping to change mindsets and inspire girls to follow her onto the soccer
Ariana: Afghanistan women’s national under-23 football team defeated Turkmenistan 2-1 in their first game at the Central Asian Football Association U-23 Women Championship on Friday. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Football Team lost 0-1 to Asian Cup champions Qatar during their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 joint qualifying match on Tuesday night. Qatar, who has already qualified for the 2022 World Cup as hosts, plays India next on March 26, with Afghanistan taking on Bangladesh. Click here
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their third match of Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh on Monday and advanced to semi-finals of the tournament. The win was Afghanistan’s second in the tournament after beating Oman by nine wickets. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan Football Team ‘Prepared,
Tolo News: A late goal by India kept Afghanistan from winning in the Group E match of the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifier. Afghan Zelfagar Nazary scored in the 46th minute, but Doungel headed in his first goal for India to tie the match in the 93rd minute. The match was
1TV: Afghanistan lost their first match of Emerging Teams Asia Cup as Pakistan claimed eight-wicket victory in Bangladesh on Thursday. Afghanistan will play against Oman in their next game of the tournament on Saturday. Click here to read more (external link). More Afghan Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan to Face West Indies in T20I Match in India
Tolo News: Islam Amiri, former captain of Afghanistan’s national football team, has joined India’s Gokulam Kerala club for the upcoming I-League season, one of the premier football leagues in India. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket: West Indies Arrives In India To Play Afghanistan
Tolo News: India’s national football team had a 1-1 draw against Bangladesh on Tuesday night in a qualifying match for both the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup. Afghanistan is in a group with Bangladesh, Oman, Qatar and India. Afghanistan will host India at Central Republican Stadium in Tajikistan on November 14. Click here