Sunday December 18, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Afghan bicycle athletes has started preparedness exercises aiming to participate in India competition.
Mohammad Sadiq Sadiqi head of bicycle federation in Afghanistan National Olympic Committee today told BNA correspondent, it is supposed that 12 girl and boy bicycle athletes will be participated in India competition that to be held next month.
The bicycle athletes after participation in India competition will be take part in Bahrain tournament, which will be held later, Sadiqi added.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Finance, Eklil Hakimi, participated in introduction ceremony of new Cricket Board director and appreciation ACB’s ex-director achievement, a ministry statement said.
The ceremony of introducing Shukrullah Atif Mashal as the new Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman was attended by a number of officials, Fazel Hadi Muslimyar, Upper House chairman, Sayed Sadat Mansoor Naderi Ministry of Urban Development, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Deputy Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmad Shah Sangdil ACB member, MP and other Cricket Board members, the statement added. Minister Hakimi addressing the ceremony said that there were three eligible candidates for this post were introduced to the President and Cricket Board selected Atif Mashal as the new Cricket Board chairman through a transparent process. “As the leading member of Cricket Board Committee, I congratulate the new responsibility for Mr. Mashal and wish him to receive the aids and change this board into a source of income.” The minister added, praising Nasimullah Danish, ex-chairman of the board and other individuals involved for their hardworking and leading of this stage, the ministry statement continued. According to Minister Hakimi, Afghanistan has got a lot of achievements in cricket board like defeating West Indies in World Cup, adding Danish could raise the cricket board budget and attracted private sponsors to the team. “Cricket and other sports are in developing mood and I can assure Afghan youth that the government supports all kinds of sports and provide required facilities for them,” the Ministry added as quoted in the statement.
Sunday December 18, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan under-19 national cricket team has defeated Pakistan under-19 national cricket team in Asia Cup Competitions (ACC).
Farid Hotak spokesman of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) told BNA, the match performed between the two teams the other day, as a result Afghanistan under-19 national cricket team overcome on Pakistan under-19 national cricket team with difference of 21 runs.
It is supposed that Afghanistan under-19 national cricket team to face with Bangladesh under-19 national cricket team today, Hotak added.
It is mentionable that, Afghanistan under-19 national cricket team accept his failure in first match against Bangladesh under-19 national cricket team.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Afghan 19-years cricket team will play with Bangladesh team in Asia Competitions Cup ACC tomorrow.
Farid Hotak spokesman of cricket board told BNA, the 19-years cricket players after a series of exercises and friendly matches in India went to Sri-Lanka yesterday, to play with national cricket team of Bangladesh in their first visit.