All sports games in Afghanistan have been canceled

Officials at the General Directorate of Physical Education and the National Olympic Committee this morning announced that all sports, especially the Bozkashi Premier League, which had just begun in Kabul, had been canceled until further notice to spread the Corona virus in Kabul. The department has made the decision to cancel the games in order to prevent and protect athletes’ health.

So far, the Ministry of Public Health has announced 11 positive cases of Corona virus.

However, in an official letter, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has urged all ministries and departments to refrain from places where there is a popular luxury.

Reporter: Morteza Haidary