the Players who tells the magazine wants to be anonymous. They say that it is risky for them to talk about what has happened, and that Karim is the most influential in the country's government.
" I know that my family is in danger, and I know they will be there when more comes out. But I want to stand up and speak about it, for the girls ' future. I want that the girls have a safe environment, " says a player.
she says She was attacked when she went into the chairman's office after a practice to ask for travel reimbursement. He asked her to come into a room inside the office, where there was an additional room, which was equipped like a hotel with bed and bathroom.
He said to me to sit on the bed. I was concerned, I was shaking. He said: ”today, I want to see what is under your clothes.” I said to him: ”Leave me alone, I want to go home.“ I stood up and said that I wanted to go home and he said to me: ”Cry as much as you want, no one will hear you, they can't hear you.”
beat her until she became unconscious, and when she woke up so that she didn't know what had happened.
" When I woke up was all of my clothes gone and there was blood everywhere.
she says She was bleeding from the mouth, nose and genital area, and that she told him that she would go to the media. Then he should have threatened her with a gun, and said that ”if you want your family to live, so you should keep quiet”.
another player says that Karim tried to kiss her, and that she, after having escaped from his room petades from the national team and was accused of being a lesbian. A third says that Karim faced lagkamraterna harassed her and threatened to cut out her tongue.
According to players, was his behaviour, well-known within the league.
" It was accepted around women's football.
as The Guardian for the first time talked about allegations of widespread abuse against the players of the Afghan national team. After it has Afghanistan's judiciary launched an investigation, and closed by Keramuudin Karim, along with four other people from the alliance.
Also, Fifa has announced that they are investigating the matter, and closed two weeks ago by Karim in the initially 90 days.
Afghanstans president Ashraf Ghani has called for a thorough investigation of the allegations, but according to the Guardian, the express players little confidence in the authorities, and appeal to Fifa and foreign governments with a presence in Afghanistan to act.
Karim has not responded to The Guardian's requests for comment on the allegations, but the afghan alliance has previously strongly denied them.