Abdullah Qazi AOPNEWS | March 15, 2018 After defeating the West Indies today by 3 wickets, Afghanistan will continue with the Cricket World Cup Qualifiers (Super Six Fixtures) by taking on the United Arab Emirates on March 20th, and Ireland on March 23rd. The games will be broadcast live by Lemar TV. Meanwhile, in the
BBC News: Spat at, stoned in the street, and having to avoid bombings on the way to training. All because you want to play football. That is the reality for some of Afghanistan women’s international team. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan cricketers thrashed Zimbabwe by 146 runs in the final match of their ODI series. Late hitting by Rashid Khan – the scourge of Zimbabwe with the ball so far during the tour, the 19-year-old leg-spinner contributed 43 off 29 with the bat – had got Afghanistan up to 241/9 off their 50 overs after
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Sunday announced ODI and T20 squads for their series against Zimbabwe in Sharjah in February. The tour begins with two 20-over games on February 5 and 6 before moving into the 50-over matches scheduled to take place between February 9 and 19. The matches will also include Mohammad Shahzad after one
The Independent (UK): In April 2011, Khalida Popal thought she was going to die. “I was facing regular death threats from the Taliban, and I knew that if I stayed in Afghanistan my life would have been in real danger,” she says softly. “I had a choice — I could either stay in my own country
Tolo News: Officials from Afghanistan Football Federation called the award as a historic achievement for the country. Afghanistan Football Federation won the award for aspiring member association of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for 2017. Afghanistan was nominated for the award in the same category with Guam Football Association. The ceremony was held in Thailand where
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Football Federation has been nominated for an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) annual award. The ceremony will be held at the end of this month – a ceremony attended by athletes from 47 countries every year. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan and Pakistan face off in
Tolo News: Afghanistan football team played Vietnam on Tuesday in the hope of qualifying for the Asian Cup, but failed in their quest after the match ended in a 0-0 draw. Afghanistan had to beat Vietnam in Tuesday’s match, as well as win their upcoming match against Cambodia, in order to qualify. However the draw on
Tolo News: The crowd that gathered on Friday night at Afghanistan’s Football Federation stadium to watch the final match of the Afghan Premier League (APL) was the first of its kind in over 30 years in Afghanistan. Despite security threats, a crowd of 10,000 people gathered at the stadium to watch the final match between Shaheen
Tolo News: Afghanistan lifted the cup after riding on impressive centuries from Javed Ahmadi – 108 off 113 balls – and Asghar Stanikzai – 125 off 129 balls. Afghanistan topped the ICC Intercontinental Cup table after cruising to a comprehensive innings and 173 run-victory against Hong Kong on Friday. Click here to read more (external link).