Feminine soccer gamers have been evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday on a flight to Doha, the Qatari authorities stated.
Round 100 footballers & their households together with feminine gamers are on board, tweeted Lolwah Al Khater, Qatar’s assistant international minister.
Qatar labored with FIFA to coordinate the evacuation of gamers, together with some on the nationwide group, who have been taken to a compound with different evacuees to endure coronavirus testing. It’s unclear how lengthy they may keep in Qatar.
The worldwide gamers’ union, FIFPRO, in August helped safe seats on a flight out of Kabul for gamers from the Afghanistan womens nationwide group.
Issues have been raised for the protection of feminine athletes after the Afghan authorities fell a lot sooner than publicly anticipated by the USA in August, permitting the Taliban to take again management of Kabul after 20 years.
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