The Afghanistan National Federation of Muaythai celebrated Olympic Day on the 22nd June 2017 by organizing the Olympic Day Cup. The championship hosted ten male and female fighters in different weight categories. Amir Hussain Hussaini, Founder and President of the National Federation congratulated the President and Board of directors and executives of IFMA, FAMA and the IOC and stated that “the Afghanistan National Federation of Muaythai is striving to uphold Olympic values that transcends cultural, politics and social boundaries.”
At the end of the ceremony, Mohsen Kalantari, Shir Ahmad, Mashal Eslamzai, Meyhan Nazari, and Shokria Bahmani won the “Olympic Day Cups” in their respective weights. Also some school students received some gifts and were encouraged by Mr.Hussaini to continue their studies to the highest levels.