How Afghanistan women’s football teammade it to Australia’s Biggest Female Show
The women’s football team was ranked #2 in the world and #1 in Afghanistan when they made it to Australia’s Biggest Female Show.
An Afghan woman who played for the women’s football team
The women’s football team was the first in Afghanistan to make it to the Biggest Female Show in Melbourne. They received an invitation from the Australian government and the Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, for the Women’s Biggest Show of the Year in Melbourne.
The team came together in 2015 and has been playing football together for five years. They have played in many different fields including Afghanistan national football team field, Kabul University Field, Jalalabad Stadium, Afghanistan football national stadium and Afghanistan international football stadium for football matches. This program was also the first football team in Afghanistan to play a match in an international stadium.
Some of the members of the women’s football team
The Afghan women’s football team made it to the first-ever Female Biggest Show of the Year in Australia, the biggest stage for women. The Afghan Women’s Football Team has also been featured in several news articles in Australian newspapers.
The women’s football team was featured in the news from:
‘The women’s football team may be the first Afghan team to play in international football, but they’re not the first female football team in Afghanistan.’
‘The women’s Afghan football team is the first team in Afghanistan to achieve international recognition: a Biggest Day in Afghanistan’s football history.’
‘I’m over the moon. ‘The women’s Afghan football team is Australia’s Biggest Show of the Year’! The team is also the first ever Afghan female team to play in an international international stadium.’
The Sydney Morning Herald
‘Women’s Afghanistan football team make Australia’s Biggest Female Show’
‘The women’s Afghan football team made it to the Biggest Female Show in Australia’