Playing Football Has No Religious Justification and Is Prohibited: Taliban in Badghis Province

Local sources in Badghis report that the Taliban have stopped playing football in this province.

Sources told Hasht-e Subh on Wednesday (October 19th) that the Taliban had told the Football Federation of Badghis Province yesterday that after this match, football would be banned.

Following the order of the Taliban, the Badghis Football Federation informed the football teams not to play football anymore.

The Taliban in Badghis have said that the football game has no religious justification and should not be played after this game.

Previously, the Taliban in Nimruz Province had beaten a young man for wearing football uniform.