Tolo News: Kabul Royal on Wednesday were crowned the champions of the Kabul Women’s Football League after winning all six matches in the tournament and not giving up a single goal. The league competition kicked-off two months ago with 36 matches between eight teams from Kabul. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghan swimmer Fahim Anwari will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (ANOC) announced on Monday. This comes after Anwari, who is currently part of the FINA Development program in Kazan city in Russia, set a new record for Afghanistan at the Russia National Swimming Championships over the after swimmer
NPR: It’s the championship of the Afghan women’s soccer league in the capital, and the Herat Storm is facing off against the Kabul Fortress. This is a conservative country, and the players sprint across the field in long-sleeved shirts, and leggings under their baggy shorts. Black hoodie-style hijabs cover their hair. Click here to read
Tolo News: Youth and cricket fans marched through Khost city, capital of Khost province, on Wednesday, demanding the timely holding of The Million Cup Cricket League in the province. They also accused the Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) of trying to cancel the hosting of the league in Khost province, noting that the grand Paktia zone
Tolo News: Team Herat won the title for Women’s Football League after defeating Kabul 3-2 in a thrilling match on Friday. Razia Noori of Kabul’s women football team was selected as best player of the match. Manizha Noori of Kabul’s women football team was selected as best player of this year’s Women’s Football League. Click
Tolo News: Shaheen Asmayee will face Simrogh Alborz for the championship match of the Afghan Premier League on Friday. The match will kick off at 5pm local time at Afghanistan’s Football Federation’s stadium in Kabul. Click here to read more (external link). More Sports News Women’s Football: Kabul Beats Bamiyan 4-0, Will Face Herat
Tolo News: Team Kabul entered the semifinals of the Women’s Football League after defeating Ghor 2-1 in Monday’s match. Ghor had already qualified for the semifinals after defeating Balkh 1-0 on Saturday’s match. Kabul will play Bamiyan in the semifinals and Ghor will face Herat. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Afghan women’s football team from Herat defeated Jawzjan on Sunday. Herat will now enter the league semifinals. Ghor’s team qualified for the semifinals after defeating Balkh on Saturday. Bamiyan also entered the semifinals, winning three points in its qualifying match against Herat. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Team Ghor entered the semifinals of the Women’s Football League after defeating the Balkh football club 1-0 on Saturday’s match. The next match of the league will be held on Sunday between Herat and Jawzjan teams. Click here to read more (external link). Related Football (APL): De Maiwand Atalan, Oqaban Hindukush Play to
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 14, 2020 The former head of Afghanistan’s soccer federation on July 14 lost his appeal against a life ban for sexually abusing players from the women’s national team. In June 2019, soccer’s global governing body, FIFA, banned the Afghanistan Football Federation’s former president, Keramuddin Karim, for life and fined him