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Afghanistan beats Nepal in a 7 over contest for ICC T20 Qualifier

Afghanistan won against Nepal by nine wickets in the ICC World Twenty 20 Qualifier match played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE on Friday. Due to the wet outfield the match was delayed and reduced to 7 overs a

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Afghan players to play for Mumbai Football Club

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada-Two more Afghan football players Hashmatullah Barekzai and Arash Hatefi have been invited by Mumbai Football Club (FC) after the two footballers shined in South Asia Football Federation (SAFF) championship. Mumbai Footbal Club (FC) has already signed contracts

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ICC offers USD 1 million to Afghanistan for 2015 World Cup preparation

International Cricket Council (ICC) have offered USD 1 million to Afghan national cricket team for their preparation for the 2015 World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand. Afghanistan earned a spot in the next World Cup after defeating Kenya

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Afghanistan qualifies for 2015 Cricket World Cup after defeating Kenya

The Afghan National Cricket Team qualified for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, after defeating Kenya in the last match of the World Cup qualifying round held in Sharjah on Friday. Afghanistan created history by qualifying for the World Cup. The

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Afghanistan brings itself a step closer to World Cup after beating Kenya

After winning the toss in Wednesday’s match, Kenya elected to bat first. Kenyan batsmen lost all their wickets and scored 89 in 36.5 overs, which Afghan batsmen successfully chased in 17.5 overs. Afghan fast bowler Hamid Hassan managed to take

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Afghan Youth Football Team participates in 2014 Youth World Cup Qualifier

The Afghan Youth Football Team has left for Jordan to participate in the 2014 Youth World Cup qualifying round. Forty-three nations will be participating in the tournament. The top three teams will qualify for the World Cup and 16 top

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Iraq’s 3-0 victory against Afghanistan in Asian Volleyball Championship

On Saturday, Iraq’s National Volleyball Team defeated Afghanistan 3-0 in the Asian Volleyball Championship held in Dubai. Afghanistan will face South Korea from Group A on Monday. Afghanistan lost the first set by 17-25 and the second set by 17-25.

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Iraq's 3-0 victory against Afghanistan in Asian Volleyball Championship

On Saturday, Iraq’s National Volleyball Team defeated Afghanistan 3-0 in the Asian Volleyball Championship held in Dubai. Afghanistan will face South Korea from Group A on Monday. Afghanistan lost the first set by 17-25 and the second set by 17-25.

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Oqaban Hindukosh qualifies for the RAPL semi-finals

The match between Shaheen Asmayee and Oqaban Hindukosh in the 2013 Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) held on Monday, ended in a 1-1 draw; and Oqaban Hindukosh qualified for the semi-finals with seven points. In the first week of the

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Maiwand Atalan eliminated from APL

Shaheen Asmayee defeated De Maiwand Atalan 2-0 in the Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) on Friday. In the match, Hashmatullah (#10) and Amrudeen Sharifi (#9) of Asmayee scored two goals in the 54th and 86th minutes of the game, eliminating

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Toofan Harirod and Simorgh Alborz Clash Again

Today, Afghanistan is going to witness the clash of the two giant clubs of the Afghan Roshan Premier League: Toofan Harirod vs Simorgh Alborz. The two rivals met in last season’s final, where Toofan Harirod beat Simorgh Alborz and claimed

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Trust fund for Afghan football team established in Kabul

Speaking at an event on the appreciation of the Afghan national football team, Afghan Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal regarded national unity and solidarity important for the country’s development and on behalf of the government called on local businessmen

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Turkish Afghan Mining Company to sponsor football club Mawjhai Amu

The Turkish Afghan Mining Company (TAMC) and the Afghan Premier League (APL) have agreed to sponsor one of Afghanistan’s football clubs, Mawjhai Amu. Mawjhai Amu represents the North East Region of Afghanistan, covering provinces of Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz and Baghlan.

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Toofan Harirod at the top in the 2013 RAPL Rankings

In the fourth week of the Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL), Toofan Harirod defeated North-East’s Mawjhai Amu 3-0 on Friday. Over 6,000 football fans had gathered at the AFF Stadium in Kabul city. Majority of the spectators were cheering for

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Afghanistan Jumps from 139th to 132nd in FIFA Rankings

Afghanistan has jumped seven places in the international football federation’s (FIFA) world rankings – the biggest mover in the latest edition of the rankings – boosted by its success in the 2013 South Asia Football Federation (SAFF) Cup. The Afghan

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Afghanistan brings home SAFF cup

In a highly anticipated championship match, the Afghan National Football Team defeated India soundly 2-0 on Wednesday night to take the 2013 SAFF Cup. It was the first time in history Afghanistan has won the tournament. Celebrations erupted around the

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3 Ministers travel to support Afghan team at the SAFF final match against India

President Hamid Karzai has asked Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance; Farooq Wardak, Minister of Education; and Wais Ahmad Barmak, Minister of Urban Development, to travel to Nepal and cheer on the Afghan National Football Team, which is set to

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Afghanistan seals a 3-0 win against Bhutan in SAFF opening match

The Afghan National Football Team defeated Bhutan 3-0 in its first match of the 2013 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup on Monday evening in Kathmandu, Nepal. Haroon Fakhruddin (#12) scored the first goal for Afghanistan in the ’37 minute

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Afghanistan vs Nepal in tomorrow’s South Asian Cup match

The Afghan National Football Team will face Bhutan on Monday in the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup (SAFF) held in Nepal. The match will be broadcasted live on TOLO and Lamar TV starting at 2:00pm Kabul time. The Afghan

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Afghanistan vs Nepal in tomorrow's South Asian Cup match

The Afghan National Football Team will face Bhutan on Monday in the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup (SAFF) held in Nepal. The match will be broadcasted live on TOLO and Lamar TV starting at 2:00pm Kabul time. The Afghan

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Afghan National Football Team heads to Nepal for SAFF Championship

The Afghan National Football Team left for Nepal early Wednesday to participate in the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup (SAFF). The team will play its first game against Bhutan on Monday. Last week, in a highly anticipated face-off between

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan's first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan’s first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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Afghan Girls' Football Team Defeats Kyrgyzstan

The Afghan Girls’ National Football Team defeated Kyrgyzstan’s national team 1-0 in a friendly match held on Saturday in Kyrgyzstan. Sajia Sahar was the game’s only goal scorer, leading the Afghan side to victory. Afghanistan will next face Tajikistan on

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Afghan Girls’ Football Team Defeats Kyrgyzstan

The Afghan Girls’ National Football Team defeated Kyrgyzstan’s national team 1-0 in a friendly match held on Saturday in Kyrgyzstan. Sajia Sahar was the game’s only goal scorer, leading the Afghan side to victory. Afghanistan will next face Tajikistan on

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