Tolo News: Afghanistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Nabi says he is happy about his good performance in his first appearance in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match for Sunrisers Hyderabad. On Sunday’s match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Nabi, playing his first match of the season, sunk Royal Challengers with a sensational spell of 4/11 after coming on to
Reuters: Allegations of sexual abuse of members of Afghanistan’s national women’s soccer team by sport officials have resulted in missed paychecks after sponsors pulled out, taunts and entreaties from parents to their daughters to quit playing. Click here to read more (external link).
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).
Afghanistan Times: A European country refused to issue visa[s] to an investigating team working on the allegations from female footballers over sexual abuse, officials confirmed. Jamshid Rasouli, spokesman of attorney general office said on Saturday that the two investigators need to travel to different European states and [conduct] interview[s] with the former female football players living
HRW: Afghan authorities should fully investigate and appropriately prosecute the sexual assault claims by 20 members of Afghanistan’s national women’s football team, Human Rights Watch said today. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), football’s world governing body, should assist and monitor Afghan government prosecutions and promote justice for the victims, protection of witnesses, and safety
1TV: Afghan investigators have completed domestic probe over allegations of abuse in women’s football women and are set to travel to Europe for further probe, a spokesman for the country’s attorney general said Sunday. Five officials including AFF president Keramuddin Karim were suspended by Afghan authorities with world soccer governing body FIFA imposing a 90-day
1TV: FIFA has rejected suspended head of Afghanistan football federation Keramuddin Karim’s appeal against a provisional ban. Football’s international governing body had imposed the three-month ban on Karim in mid-December after senior figures linked to the Afghan women’s team had alleged that some players had been sexually and physically abused by him and other officials. Click
Ayaz Gul VOA News December 28, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Authorities in Afghanistan have placed a foreign travel ban on five senior officials of the country’s football federation, including the head of the organization, citing an ongoing investigation into allegations the men sexually abused players on the women’s national soccer team. Friday’s move comes a day after
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.