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Second season of Afghan Football League kicks off in Kabul

Afghanistan’s second season of domestic league football opened on Thursday, with eight sides competing in a tournament boosted by the national team’s home win over arch-rival Pakistan this week. The league fixtures are a rare sporting highlight in a country

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Afghan National football team heads to Nepal for SAFF Gold Cup

Following their historic 3-0 win over their Pakistani rivals in Kabul on Tuesday, the Afghan National Football Team plans to depart in less than a week for the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup (SAFF) in Nepal. Mohammad Yusuf Kargar,

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Afghanistan’s 3-0 victory against Pakistan in Kabul friendly match

In a highly anticipated face-off between the national football teams of Afghanistan and Pakistan in Kabul on Tuesday, the Afghan team struck three unanswered goals against their south Asian rivals in a resounding 3-0 victory. With it being the first

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Pakistan football team to face Afghanistan in Kabul again after 37 years

Pakistan’s national football team arrived in Kabul on Monday – it’s first time doing so in 37 years – as it gets set to play a friendly match against the Afghan national team on Tuesday at the Football Federation Stadium

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Afghanistan to participate in 2nd Asian Youth Games

Eighteen Afghan youth athletes left for China on Wednesday to participate in the 2nd Asian Youth Games, which will run for ten days beginning on the 16th of August. The Asian Youth Games are held every four years, with this

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Afghan football players face financial constraints

As the second season of the Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) is drawing closer, some teams are still searching for funding to provide for adequate salaries, training and equipment. The teams faced with financial constraints include Toofan Harirod and Simorgh

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International coaches to train Afghans in water polo

A month-long water polo workshop will be organized in Kabul, Afghanistan by a group of international water polo coaches. The workshop is aimed at promoting water polo in Afghanistan. At the end of the workshop 13 players would be selected

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Afghan Wushu Team Wins 3 Bronze medals at Asian Championship

Afghanistan’s national wushu team won three separate bronze medals at the 7th Asian Junior Wushu Championship in the Philippines on Sunday. The medal-winning members of the Afghan team were Murtaza Hotek, Nasir Ahmad Logari and Khalid Noori, who together defeated

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Afghanistan Football Federation to host a friendly match between Afghanistan and Pakistan

At a press conference held in Kabul on Monday, the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) announced that it will host a friendly match between Afghanistan and Pakistan on August 19, 2013. The AFF announced that the main purpose of the friendly

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“Shaheen Asmayee” to represent Kabul city in RAPL

The newly formed football team, “Shaheen Asmayee” , will be presenting Kabul city in the coming Roshan-Afghan Premier League (RAPL). The team has already won support from Kabul’s Mayor, Younas Nawandesh. “I support the team of Kabul City and will

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"Shaheen Asmayee" to represent Kabul city in RAPL

The newly formed football team, “Shaheen Asmayee” , will be presenting Kabul city in the coming Roshan-Afghan Premier League (RAPL). The team has already won support from Kabul’s Mayor, Younas Nawandesh. “I support the team of Kabul City and will

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Afghan U-16 Football team makes it to the semi-final of South Asian Championship

The Afghan U-16 football team will face India in the semi-final of the South Asian Championship on Sunday in Nepal. After the Afghan team’s win against Bhutan, it qualified for the semi-finals from Group A. Nepal will now join Afghanistan

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Afghanistan Loses to Nepal at Asian Volleyball Championship

In the opening day of the First South Asian Invitational Men’s Volleyball Championship, Nepal won 3-2 over Afghanistan in a hard-fought match. Nepal took the deciding set 15-8 to seal victory over Afghanistan in the first ever meeting between the

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Afghan snooker player takes third place at Asian championship

Afghan snooker player, Saleh Mohammad, won the bronze medal at the fourth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in South Korea on Saturday. On his way to the medal, Saleh Mohammad beat Chinese, Korean and Indian rivals. He finally

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Afghan Basketball Team sweeps with 78-20 victory against Nepal

Afghanistan’s National Basketball Team beat Nepal by 78-20 in the Asian Championship on Monday and swept their way into the finals of the South Asian Championship. Afghanistan will play against India in the final match to be held on Tuesday.

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Afghan footballer wins Fans Player of the Year Award

By Meena Haseeb (Khaama.com)-Afghan footballer and member of the Afghan National Football Team Islam Amiri received Fans player of the year award in the 5th edition of the Indian Football Awards 2013. Islam Amiri, who was playing for Mumbai FC

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Afghan cricket team to provide technical assistance to Tajik cricket team

According to officials, Tajikistan’s cricket board officials have approached Afghanistan’s cricket board director Noor Ahmad Murad for technical assistance. Despite being an emerging team in cricket, Afghanistan has witnessed international success. Afghanistan’s U-19 cricket team won the Asia Elite cup

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Afghan athlete wins bronze medal in Europe bodybuilding championship

The Committee for Afghan Athletes in Europe said that Osman Anwari, an Afghan athlete won a bronze medal in the Europe Bodybuilding Championship on Sunday. The two-day event was organised in Kive, capital of Ukraine. Osman Anwari is an Afghan

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Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team in the final of ACC Elite Cup

Afghanistan under-19 cricket team has made it to the final of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) trophy. The team has also qualified for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014. The ACC Under-19 Cup, formerly Youth Asia Cup, is a regular

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Afghan bodybuilding team wins 6 medals in Asian competitions

Afghanistan’s national bodybuilding team have won six gold medals in the 43rd Asian bodybuilding championship in Kazakhstan and returned home on Tuesday. Mohammad Yousuf Sakhi, Mohammad Haroun Azimi and Mohammad Asif Sakhi was the golden men of the competitions and

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Afghan Cricket Board Allocated $422000 by ICC for Assistance

Afghanistan’s Cricket Board has been allocated US$422,000 from the ICC’s targeted assistance and performance programme. The world governing body of cricket approved the grant at its ICC Development International board meeting, which concluded Wednesday in Dubai. The funding for the

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Afghanistan Climbs Again in FIFA Rankings

Afghanistan has climbed another two places in the global rankings of the international football federation FIFA, reaching its highest rank yet since it has been included in the index. Afghanistan is now placed 139 for April 2013, following an already

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Afghanistan Through to Cricket World Cup 2015

Afghanistan is through to the Cricket World Cup in 2015 after beating Hong Kong by 7 wickets with 17 balls remaining on Tuesday in the semi-final of the Asian T20 in Nepal. Hong Kong won the toss and elected to

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Afghan Teen Football Team Heads to AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers

Afghanistan’s National Football Teenage Team left Kabul on Sunday to travel to Nepal for the Asian Federation Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualifiers. Afghanistan will face Nepal, Tajikistan and Bhutan in Group C for its qualifying bout – the first match

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Afghanistan sign up to Pakistan support

Afghanistan have received a boost after a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the development of Afghanistan cricket ahead of the 2015 World Cup. The PCB will

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