Ariana: The Afghanistan Football Federation announced Tuesday that the country’s national futsal team has left for Beirut where they will play three friendly matches against Lebanon. According to the Football Federation, the team left for Beirut from Tehran where they had been taking part in a training camp. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghanistan defeated Turkmenistan 2-1 in their first match of the 2023 CAFA U-20 Championship on Sunday. The match was held at CSKA Stadium in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe. Afghanistan will meet hosts Tajikistan in their next match of the tournament on Monday. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Abdullah Al Mutairi, from Kuwait, has been appointed as the new national football team head coach, after Anoush Dastgir was sacked due to the team’s poor performance. The Kuwaiti, will be tasked with finding new talent among local players and Afghans playing for foreign teams in order to form his national team. Click here
8am: Sources told Hasht-e Subh on Wednesday (October 19th) that the Taliban had told the Football Federation of Badghis Province yesterday that after this match, football would be banned. Following the order of the Taliban, the Badghis Football Federation informed the football teams not to play football anymore. Previously, the Taliban in Nimruz Province had
Ariana: Afghanistan U-17 team thrashed Mongolia 5-0 in the Asian Cup Qualifiers in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe on Friday. Hakim Khan Niazi claimed a hat-trick as he scored three goals in the first half of the play. Afghanistan will next take on Tajikistan on Sunday. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Najibullah Zadran hit a half-century to set up Afghanistan’s 21–run series-clinching victory over Zimbabwe in the second Twenty20 International on Sunday. Afghanistan, who whitewashed Zimbabwe 3-0 in the preceding one-day matches, took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match T20I series. The final match is on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external
Ariana: Afghanistan’s football team is determined to avenge defeats against India as they face each other in the 3rd round of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers on Saturday. Afghanistan will meet India after playing Hong Kong in the opener of the campaign Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference, Afghanistan’s head coach, Anoush Dastgir, said
AFP: Opening batsman Ibrahim Zadran scored an unbeaten 120 as Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe by eight wickets on Monday to take a winning 2-0 lead in a three-match one-day international series. The two victories in Zimbabwe have lifted them to 90 points, five less than second-placed England, who have played four more matches. After the final
Ariana: Afghanistan’s friendly football match against Madagascar, originally scheduled to be played next week, has been cancelled due to COVID infections among Madagascar’s players. The match was scheduled to be played in Antalya city of Turkey on March 24. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News The Javelin Freedom Cup Tournaments Start
Ariana: Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 88 runs in the second ODI on Friday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh posted 306 for four and then returned to dismiss Afghanistan for 218 in 45.1 overs. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News