Afghan Womens' National Football Team player
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Women's football in Afghanistan

The Afghan Women's National Football Team is going from strength to strength.

Ten years ago, it would have unthinkable for the young women to leave their homes, let alone excel in the sport.

The BBC's George Alagiah has been to see the players in action.

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