1TV: World soccer body FIFA has extended the provisional ban on the president of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Karim by a further 90 days. In December last year, Karim was banned by FIFA for 90 days due to probe into allegations of abuse in the country’s women team. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty December 16, 2018 Afghanistan’s attorney general has called on soccer’s world governing body, FIFA, to share evidence it has collected over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the women’s national team. Jamshid Rasuli, the attorney general’s spokesman, told reporters in Kabul that the December 16 request was part of an
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.
VOA News December 9, 2018 Afghanistan’s attorney general has suspended five officials of the Afghan Football Federation, including the president of the organization, following allegations of sexual abuse against members of the women’s national football team. The suspensions came just days after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ordered an investigation into the allegations that were first
1TV: Afghanistan women’s football team has ended its Central Asian campaign without scoring a single goal in four matches it played. Afghanistan faced Uzbekistan in their opening game of the five-team tournament and they lost it by a wide margin of 0-20. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Ghani Calls For Probe
Tolo News: In reaction to allegations over sexual and physical abuse of some members of Afghanistan National Women’s Football Team, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on Saturday said they will run a thorough investigation into the claims. After the allegations made over sexual and physical assault on women players at AFF, Khalida Popal, a former player at
The Guardian (UK): Fifa is examining allegations that members of the Afghanistan national women’s team were sexually and physically abused by men from the country’s football federation, including its president, Keramuudin Karim. Khalida Popal, a former head of the women’s football department at the AFF, who was forced to flee the country in 2016 and seek asylum
Tolo News: The eighth round of the national powerlifting selection championships ended on Saturday, with the Herat and Nimroz teams scooping the titles. The tournament was divided into two categories – classic and professional. Herat came first in the classic division and Nimroz first in the professional division. Click here to read more (external link). Other
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s Women’s National Football team left Kabul for Uzbekistan on Monday morning where they will take part in the CAFA Women’s Championship 2018. The competition will kick-off on November 23. Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan will take part in the eight-day tournament. Click here to read more (external link). Other Afghan Sports News
1TV: Afghanistan U-17s entered final against Bangladesh after defeating an Indian team in Subroto Cup football tournament in Delhi on Saturday. The final will be held on November 20 (Tuesday). Click here to read more (external link). More Afghan Sports News Friendly match between Afghanistan’s national football team and Serikbelediyespor Cricket: Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur