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FIFA extends travel ban on AFF president

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: FIFA, world football’s governing body, has extended the provisional ban of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) president Keramuudin Karim by a further 90 days. Karim was originally given a 90-day ban in December when allegations emerged of sexual and physical abuse by male from the AFF towards members …

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Stage set for first Afghanistan-Ireland T20

Afghanistan are all poised to take on Ireland in the first T20 match, sponsored by the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun on Thursday. The newest Test nations, the two sides are to play three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a solitary Test in …

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Cricket stadium in Kandahar opens

AT-KABUL: A cricket stadium with international standards was opened Monday in Kandahar province. Indian government has financed the project. The inauguration of the stadium took place with the presence of the provincial officials, Indian ambassador to Kabul and a large number of the businessmen and cricket fans. Kandahar provincial governor, …

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Two footballers martyred in Farah blast

AT-KABUL: Two footballers embraced martyrdom, and three others received injuries after their vehicle hit with a roadside mine in Anar Dara district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Habibullah, a relative of the victims, told Pajhwok Afghan News the athletes were on their way to Anar Dara …

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