Afghanistan Cricket Board held a conference ahead national under-19 departure to Malaysia. The team will participate in Asia Premiere League. The games are held in Kulalampur of Malaysia. Afghanistan, Malaysia, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are participating in the games. The tournament will start on 28th August and end on 3rd September.
Afghanistan Cricket Board has arranged training camps for the U-19 team and the team is well prepared for the games. ACB arranged a press conference for the team on their departure to Malaysia. Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman Nasimullah Danish, the governor of Khost province Hukam Khan Habibi, CEO Afghanistan Cricket Board Shafiqullah Stanikzai, Member of Parliament Liaqat Khan Babakarkhel, member of senate Arif Pashtoon, Cricket Board employees, U-19 team players and media correspondents participated in the conference.
Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman Nasimullah Danish named the U-19 team as the future stars of the country. He said that the team is the defending champion of the Asian Premier League and will defend the title successfully with their best effort. Also, he praised the preparations of the U-19 team and efforts of coaches for preparing the team. He added that the team will give better performance than before.
Governor of Khost province Hukam Khan Habibi said that is he is proud to be with the national heroes. He praised Cricketers who has given Afghanistan lots of pride and the national flag was brought everywhere. Former member of Senate Arif Pashtoon said that he is proud of the national heroes and showed his best wishes for the national team for the upcoming matches.
At the end of the ceremony the service of Raza Khan Kaka were praised and he was presented a certificate which he receive from Member of Parliament Liaqat Babakarkhel.