The Official website of the Roshan Afghan Premier League
Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL), Afghanistan's first professional football league, was established in 2012 by the Afghan Football Federation, the first Asian football federation to be admitted to FIFA (in 1948), and the MOBY GROUP, Afghanistan's largest media conglomerate. Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider has been the League’s title sponsor since inception. All playing rules and regulations are in accordance with those set forth by FIFA and the AFC. The RAPL organizes provincial and regional selection tournaments throughout Afghanistan every year to ensure young men across the country have an opportunity to follow their football dreams, and also stages annually the country’s first women’s football tournament broadcast live on TV. All RAPL matches are broadcast LIVE on TOLO TV and Lemar TV, as well on radio stations Arman FM and Arakozia FM.
The matches are also available via cable TV, and online.
Roshan Afghan Premier League is owned by the Afghan Football Federation (“AFF”) The AFF is the controlling body for the sport in the country, and was admitted to FIFA in 1948 The Afghanistan Football Federation is a Non-Governmental Association which began serving football activities for Afghanistan in 1922. The federation is nonprofit body who wanted to establish an environment in which people who are interested in football could join and be a part of the wider footballing community. The federation continues to organise all types of football (Soccer, Futsal, Beach Soccer, Mini Soccer, Street Soccer, etc) within Afghanistan through various tournaments, leagues, championships and courses. The Afghanistan Football Federation is recognized by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and their staff (AFF) are professionally qualified by them. www.aff.org.af
MOBY Group is the AFF’s long-term strategic partner charged to created, organize, market and manage the Roshan Afghan Premier League. MOBY GROUP owns and operates 13 businesses in the Middle East and South-Central Asia: The 3 top TV channels in Afghanistan consistently drawing 15M+ viewers in their top shows, collectively. An Award-winning TV Production content company, Kaboora Production, with Sundance Film Festival and Soul Drama Festival award winning content; as well as Emmy-nominated content. 21st Century Fox is a shareholder of the MOBY GROUP. www.mobygroup.com