image source, image caption Girls in Afghanistan playing football
Players of the Afghanistan junior national football team have crossed the Pakistani .
The girls had spent the last month in hiding for fear of a crackdown on women's rights by the Taliban.
The adult side left Kabul last month, but the team young people were reportedly stranded when they lacked passports and other documents.
32 players and theTheir families were granted visas after lobbying the government through a "Football for Peace " charity.
Officials said the group, totaling 115 people, will travel from Peshawar to the eastern city of Lahore, where they will be accommodated at the headquarters of the Pakistan Football Federation.
The Independent recently revealed that the players wrote to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan asking for permission to enter the country urgently.
The letter claimed the girls risked "serious threats " from the Taliban.
After the fall of Kabul, players were warned by former national team captain Khalida Popal to remove photos of themselves playing on social media and to burn their shirts to protect themselves from potential reprisals from the new regime.
Last week, the deputy head of the Taliban Cultural Commission, Ahmadullah Wasiq, fmade the cast doubt the future of women's sport in the country when he said it was neither considered appropriate nor necessary in response to a question about the fate of the women's cricket team .
"In cricket, they may be faced with a situation where their face and body will not be. Islam does not allow women to be seen like this " Wasiq said .
"This is the age of media, and there will be photos and videos, and then people will watch them. Islam and the Islamic Emirate [Afghanistan] do not allow women to play cricket or engage in the kind of sport they are exposed to.
Women were banned from participating in sports during the Taliban's last tenure in 1996 -2001.
Their departure is part of a larger exodus of Afghan sports and cultural stars amid fears of a crackdown on women's rights following the takeover of the country by the taliban thelast month.
In addition to the departure of women's football teams, the country 's greatest pop singer Aryana Sayeed and famous director Sahraa Karimi both left during the evacuation last month.