Afghanistan Women's National Team Comes to the Bay Area

Afghanistan's national women's soccer team began training in the Bay Area this week, playing a friendly against a Palo Alto club team Wednesday as it prepares for a major tournament in India.

The existence of the team alone is quite an achievement.

It was once forbidden for women to play sports in Afghanistan. When the soccer team formed in 2007, the Taliban tried to shut it down. Players received death threats.

Read the full story at NBC Bay Area>>

#Afghanistan #girls

  • Twitter Clean
  • White YouTube Icon
  • Facebook Clean
  • Vimeo Clean
  • White Instagram Icon
  • LinkedIn Clean

USA 501(c)(3) non-profit, EIN 20-3786129

©2021 Soccer Without Borders. All rights reserved.

Soccer Without Borders is in no way affiliated with Doctors Without Borders. Doctors Without Borders is a registered trademark of Bureau International de Médicins Sans Frontieres