A Taliban official has announced that the terrorist takeover of Afghanistan will include banning women from taking part in sports.
This includes the country’s cricket team, which had enjoyed playing under a U.S.-occupied Afghanistan, is now prohibited from holding games, according to a report in the Guardian:
In an interview with the Australian broadcaster SBS, the deputy head of the Taliban’s cultural commission, Ahmadullah Wasiq, said women’s sport was considered neither appropriate nor necessary.
“I don’t think women will be allowed to play cricket because it is not necessary that women should play cricket,” Wasiq said in the Guardian report. “In cricket, they might face a situation where their face and body will not be covered. Islam does not allow women to be seen like this.
“It is the media era, and there will be photos and videos, and then people watch it,” Wasiq said. “Islam and the