Tolo News: The under-15 national football team on Saturday defeated Uzbekistan 3-2 in their third win in the Central Asian Football Federation (CAFA) championship – which earned them the trophy. Afghanistan won its first match against Tajikistan last week and went on to shatter Kyrgyzstan in their second match. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s under-15 football team beat Tajikistan 3-1 in their Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) championship match in Tajikistan on Monday night. The match was held at the Hisor Stadium outside Dushanbe. Fardin Naser scored for Afghanistan in the first minute of the match, while Asghar Hussaini scored the second goal for the team in
Tolo News: Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) officials said Monday that the federation is trying to hire German-born Afghan football player Nadim Amiri for the national team. Amiri, whose parents are from Afghanistan, currently plays with Germany’s Hoffenheim team. Amiri recently played a key role in the victory of Germany’s under 21 team in the UEFA European
Tolo News: The Southwest Regional Tournament of the Afghan Premier League (APL) was launched in Kandahar on Wednesday where players from six teams will compete for a place in the Da Maiwand Atalan Football Club team. Click here to read more (external link). Tolo News: A group of 17 Afghan athletes in different sports categories including wrestling,
BBC News: Kicking a ball around the schoolyard has been a right of passage for children all over the world, but for former Afghanistan women’s captain Khalida Popal, playing football nearly cost her her life. “It was really dangerous, I can’t forget that time or that moment, where I felt I may no longer be alive.
AFP: There are just 30 pools in Afghanistan, only one which welcomes girls — and it is facing militant threats for doing so. Nevertheless a handful are diving in, pioneers racing to achieve Olympic glory in Tokyo. The story of the 25-year-old coach and head of the newly created Women’s Swimming Committee, Elena Saboori, epitomises the struggle
1TV: Afghanistan managed to wrap-up the five-match ODI series after a century of Rahmat Shah helped the hosts register seven wickets victory over Ireland at Greater Noida on Saturday. Click here to read more (external link). Tolo News: The Afghanistan National Football Team won a friendly match against Singapore by 2-1 in Doha on Thursday night. Click
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Cricket has defeated Ireland by 30 runs in the first One-Day International (ODI) at Greater Noida in India on Wednesday. Click here to read more (external link). The Guardian (UK): Khalida Popal was the face of women’s football in Afghanistan but had to flee because of death threats. Now Popal is living in
Tolo News: The Afghan National Cricket Team will play Ireland in their first match of a One-Day International (ODI) series in India on Wednesday. Click here to read more (external link). Hindustan Times: Virat Kohli was surpassed by Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad in the list of most T20I career run-scorers. Shahzad scored 72 against Ireland to reach 1779
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) is in danger of losing its membership of the International Football Federation Association (FIFA). FIFA has warned the AFF to end their differences on the selection of its members, otherwise, it will suspend the membership of the AFF in the federation. The world body sent an official letter to