Afghanistan Cricket Board on Monday (June 21) relieved senior cricketer Mohammad Nabi from the duties of board director to consider the upcoming international assignments.
ACB announced that Farid Mamundzay, Afghanistan’s current ambassador to New Delhi, has replaced Nabi because of the member of the board.
”The decision to alleviate senior player Mohammad Nabi from his duties as a member was taken considering Afghanistan’s upcoming important and busy international calendar where he will play an important role because the senior-most all-rounder for the national team,” said ACB during a statement.
It is understood that ACB decided to appoint Mamundzay as a member because it will help strengthen its bilateral relations in India where the Afghans play their home matches.
Mamundzay may be a well-educated and qualified diplomat having served earlier at various high-profile and reputable designations. His portfolio includes appointments like Political advisor to the National Security Council, Advisor to Ministry of Finance privately sector development, political advisor to the Ministry of foreign affairs, Finance and Operations Advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and as Deputy Minister of Technical & Policy affairs within the Independent Directorate for Local Governance (IDLG).
Mr. Mamundzay’s academic qualifications include a Masters’s in International Accounting and Finance. He has also served as a professor at the American University of Afghanistan.