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Afghanistan Cricket Board sacks CEO for mismanagement, unsatisfactory performance and misbehaviour

  • Press Trust of India
  • July 28th, 2020
  • 11:11:58 IST

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has sacked its chief executive officer Lutfullah Stanikzai for "mismanagement", "unsatisfactory performance," and "misbehavior with managers."

Stanikzai had a three-year contract with ACB. He was hired in July last year following Afghanistan's poor show at the 50-over World Cup where they failed to win a single match and finished at the bottom.

Representational image. Getty

Representational image. Getty

"This is to inform you that this letter serves as confirmation that your employment contract in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Cricket Board is terminated effectively. Your last employment date with ACB is 29 July, 2020," ACB chairman Farhan Yusefzai said in a letter to Stanikzai on Monday.

"The reasons of your contract termination is as below: Mismanagement, unsatisfactory performance, misbehaviour with managers."

Yousefzai advised Stanikzai "to handover the entire documents and equipment to the board till 29 July, 2020."

The ACB statement also said that Stanekzai was earlier "issued verbal and written warnings."

Updated Date: July 28, 2020 11:11:58 IST

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