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Afghanistan-Bangladesh friendly soccer match ends in a draw

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A friendly soccer match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh football teams ended equally as both the squads scored 1-1. Heavy rainfall hampered the match and made it difficult for players to score more and display a better performance. The match went to be more amazing after the Afghan …

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Afghanistan beats Laos in soccer friendly

AT-KABUL: Afghanistan national football team defeated Laos 2-0 in friendly encounter. The friendly match was played in Laos on Friday. Afghan squad scored two goals in the first half. However, the Laos soccer team failed to score any goal in the match. Faisal Shaista hit the first goal of the …

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Wushu Competition Kicks-Off in Kabul

A two day Wushu competition kicked-off in Kabul on Saturday and 300 young athletes from 60 clubs are expected to compete. The tournament, which will involve 10 different weight categories, aims to select the top 40 contestants who will be trained for future national teams, officials said. According to Abdul …

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ACB, Alokozay Group ink 10-year sponsorship agreement

AT-KABUL: Alokozay Group of Companies (AGC) on Monday signed a sponsorship agreement with Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) that will financially support the board for upcoming 10 years. Chief Executive of ACB, Shafiqullah Stanikzai, head of Alokozai Group marketing Mirwais Siyal, deputy executive chief of the ACB Dost Mohammad Nazari, the …

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India vows to support Afghan cricket

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: India has vowed to support the Afghan cricket, after the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) sought a home ground in India, said reports the other day. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) secretary, Anugag Thakur, said that India would be happy to help the ACB in …

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Girls Karate Tournament Held in Kabul

An all-girls Karate tournament ended Saturday in Kabul with eight successful participants being selected for the Kabul girls karate team. Nearly 50 girls from different Kabul clubs took part in the one-day event organized in Zoorkhaneh gymnasium, Kabul. The participants had to display their best techniques and skills in order …

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Afghan cricket captain vows to face challenges

KABUL: The newly appointed Afghanistan’s cricket team captain said his new assignment was a mounting challenge and he enjoyed to face challenges. Asghar Stanikzai appointed new captain while Javed Ahmadi as his deputy after former captain Nabi Eisakhel resigned from his position. “I enjoy facing challenges and captaincy is a …

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Nabi to resign as cricket team captain

AT-KABUL: The captain of the national cricket team, Mohammad Nabi Isakhil, is scheduled to formally resign from his post today (Monday). The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman, Mohammad Farid Hotak, said Nabi will announce his resignation at a press conference today (Monday). He said that Nabi has written to the …

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