FIFA has helped evacuate nearly 100 refugees, including female soccer players, from Afghanistan. Independent I understand.
A group of mainly women and girls left Kabul on a flight to Doha on Thursday.
FIFA received relief program support from the Qatar government. The Qatari government worked closely with them to ensure an escape.
A source close to the operation states:
“This was the longest negotiation since August to leave the group.”
It is understood that FIFA will continue to seek a safe passage for more players and their families from Afghanistan under Taliban control in August.
It is not yet clear where a group of non-soccer players will go from Doha.
Details continue …
FIFA evacuates 100 refugees from Kabul, including female soccer players
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