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Afghanistan women players make football debut in Australia

Firstpost | 24/04/2022 05:42 PM | Click to read full article

Players from Afghanistan's national women's football team competed in a local league match in Australia on Sunday for the first time since fleeing the hardline Islamist Taliban.

It was a powerful, symbolic victory for the Afghan women as they returned to the pitch together after leaving their homeland to rebuild their lives in Australia.