Hamid Shinwari mentioned he was not given any motive for his dismissal, however was instructed that he would get replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani
The Taliban have sacked the manager director of Afghanistan’s cricket board, Hamid Shinwari.
Mr. Shinwari posted on his official Facebook web page on Monday that he had been fired by Anas Haqqani, the youthful brother of the Taliban’s new Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani.
He mentioned he was not given any motive for his dismissal, however was instructed he would get replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani.
It isn’t clear if the brand new Afghanistan Cricket Board chief is a relative of Sirajuddin Haqqani, who’s sought by the FBI for questioning in reference to a number of excessive profile assaults on Kabul in the course of the Taliban’s 20-year battle with successive U.S.-backed governments.
The Taliban’s order banning girls from sports activities — together with cricket — has triggered a global backlash. The Australian Cricket Board final week canceled a match with Afghanistan’s cricket staff to protest the banning of girls from sports activities in Afghanistan.
The official Facebook web page of the Afghanistan Cricket Board additionally introduced Naseebullah Haqqani as the brand new government director.