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
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Football Team on Wednesday started a seven-day training program in Turkey ahead of friendly matches against Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan next month. The team’s training sessions kicked off in Turkey’s Antalya city and 23 players are attending. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan cricketers off to India to train for World Cup, Emerging Teams Asia Cup
1TV: Ahmadzai replaces Nowroz Mangal, a former captain of the national team, who acted as chief selector since early 2017. Mangal had been preceded by Ahmadzai. Mangal will now join the coaching staff of the national side as a Batting Consultant” said Azizullah Fazli, chairman of Afghanistan Cricket Board. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan’s Hussain Bakhsh Safari won gold medal at the Al Ain International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the United Arab Emirates. Safari achieved first position in the 67kg category after beating his rivals from Russia and Jordan. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan footballers beat India’s Air Force School in Subroto
Tolo News: As the 7th Afghan Premier League (APL) football annual tournament ended on Thursday evening, thousands of Afghans from different parts of the country appeared at Afghanistan Football Federation stadium in Kabul to watch the match. The Afghan Premier League was launched in 2012 and since then it brings thousands of Afghans together to watch
Tolo News: Defending champions Shaheen Asmayee beat De Maiwand Atalan in their semi-final match of the 2018 Rahmani Foundation Afghan Premier league (RFAPL) on Monday night. Shaheen beat Atalan 1-0 to book their spot in the finals. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The football federation stadium in Kabul hosted another exciting match on Wednesday night – between De Abasin Sape, from the south-eastern zone, and Mawjhai Amu, from the north-eastern zone. It was the 11th, and second last, group stage match and the last match for Group A in the Afghanistan Football Premier League’s 2018 annual