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Afghan women’s football: ‘We stood up against the Taliban’ says ex-captain Khalida Popal

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Tuesday 18 June 2024 11:45, UK

Khalida Popal says she and her teammates faced harassment, abuse and attacks from people in her country but they persevered to “be a voice for our voiceless sisters.”

“Representing our country was the most beautiful memory”, says Khalida Popal who captained the first women’s national football team in Afghanistan in 2010.

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