Alleged sexual abuse destroyed World Cup dreams of Afghanistan women's soccer team, says former captain

The Current

In 2007, a group of women in Afghanistan came together to play soccer under their nation's flag for the first time, after years of living under Taliban rule. But after some players came forward alleging physical and sexual abuse and harassment by members of the Afghanistan Football Federation, that beautiful dream for the beautiful game turned dark. We talk to the team's founding captain, Khalida Popal.

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