More than 96 footballers and family members fled the from Afghanistan in Pakistan with the help of the federationPakistani football ration.
The evacuation took place a little over two weeks after the last American flights have left Kabul airport, ending 20 years of military service in the country.
The group includes a number of players from the national team unable to escape in the first round of evacuations , members of the youth squad and members of the Herat squad which won the Afghan Women's Premier League in October 2020.
The team from Herat province in north-western Afghanistan was relocated after some houses burned down and family members were captured by the Taliban . They hid in Kabul while waiting for help to get out.
According to the former team captain national Khalida Popal, part of the team that brought between 100 and 200 athletes out of the country on planes last month, he Three days ago, a small group of fathers and brothers of the hidden players were caug ht by the Taliban as they waited to escape.
"It was the hardest thing to tell the players not to look back," she said. "They were crying, they are still crying. It was very difficult to get them to the . "
RokIT Foundation CEO Siu-Anne Marie Gill, who aided the efforts, said: " Until then because the news that they had crossed the afterGetting stuck in no man 's land was one of the most emotional hours of my life.
"The whole team remained silent while we waited to see incoming calls to say they were safe. I am truly touched by the show of strength and courage of these young girls and their families to fight for life. It gave us all strength. "
The group was able to get by with the support of the old one Pakistan Football Association Vice President Sardar Naveed and Pakistan Embassy, who granted temporary visas allowing them to enter the country.
Last week, the Taliban announced that women would be forbidden to participate in all sports . In an interview with Australian television station SBS, the deputy head of the Taliban Culture Commission, Ahmadullah Wasiq, said that it was "not necessary" for women to be involved in sport and that "l 'Islam and the Islamic Emirate [Afghanistan] do not allow women to play cricket or engage in the kind of sport in which they are exposed ".