The country’s Afghan Premier League to start is 9th season of in two weeks, officials said.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed Monday for government’s financial support to the football league, with government promising to financially back 9th season of these tournaments.

The season is said to begin on September 24, which includes eight teams from eight zones of the Afghanistan.

This year, the league will be held with the support of the President and the Republic of Afghanistan, Tahir Zahir, Minister of Culture and Information told to press.

Rezwan Murad, head of the media and public affairs department of the Office of the First Vice President asked the President and Vice President through media to support Sports, athletes, and champions as much as possible.

The Ministry of information and culture had set an opportunity for the games to take place in the coming weeks.

These matches are scheduled for a live broadcast through Lemar and Tolo TV Channels.

The League will be held with a limited number of spectators, observing health measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teams to compete in the Afghan premier league:

Toofan Harirod from the west zone

Shaheen Asmaee from Kabul

Oqaban Hindukush from the central zone

Spinghar Bazan Eastern Zone

Abasin Sape from the east zone

Simorgh Alburz from the north

Mawjhai Amu from the northern zone

De Maiwand Atalan Southern Zone


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.