Ariana to show Afghanistan qualifiers

Afghan free-to-air broadcaster Ariana Television Network has acquired rights for coverage of Afghanistan national football team qualifiers ahead of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

ATN has secured exclusive rights in the country for all Afghanistan second-round Asian Group qualifiers.

Coverage will run through to March 29, 2016, with ATN showing Afghanistan games against Syria, Japan, Cambodia and Singapore.

ATN reaches more than 20m people in the country.