Afghan female soccer players ‘finally feel free’ as they start training in Leeds

AND young female footballers who were helped by Kim Kardashian to flee Afghanistan “finally felt free” when they started training with professional coaches at Leeds United. Leeds President Andrea Radrizzani and US Social Democrat Ms Kardashian were among those involved in last month’s efforts to get the country’s women’s development team out of Afghanistan with … Read more

Kardashian West helps fly Afghan female footballers to Britain

LONDON (AP) – Members of Afghanistan’s women’s youth development football team arrived in the UK early Thursday after being flown in from Pakistan with the help of a New York rabbi, a British football club and Kim Kardashian West. A plane chartered by the reality star and with more than 30 teenage players and their … Read more

Afghanistan’s men’s team ready for the first match since the Taliban returned – The Athletic

There is an international football match today. It sees the 165th ranked team in the world meet the 152. It will not take place at home in any of the countries. The stadium staging it is not really a football pitch as it is more typically used as an athletics training ground. Not many spectators … Read more

Afghanistan’s men’s team ready for the first match since the Taliban returned – The Athletic

There is an international football match today. It sees the 165th ranked team in the world meet the 152. It will not take place at home in any of the countries. The stadium staging it is not really a football pitch as it is more typically used as an athletics training ground. Not many spectators … Read more