Members of Afghan women's youth football team arrive in Pakistan

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(CNN)Members of Afghanistan's women's football squad person arrived successful neighboring Pakistan, the accusation curate successful Islamabad said connected Tuesday.

Former Afghanistan women's team skipper Khalida Popal says she helped with the evacuation process, tweeting: "I americium blessed to denote that erstwhile with the large enactment I managed to get much than 79 younker pistillate footballers & household members retired of Afg."

"This clip I got the enactment from the large squad astatine Rokitfoundation," she added.

    The players entered Pakistan done the Torkham borderline crossing with valid question documents, according to Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry.

      Members of Afghanistan's girls shot   squad  person  arrived successful  Pakistan.

      "We invited the Afghanistan Women shot squad aft they arrived astatine the Torkham Border from Afghanistan; the players were successful possession of valid Afg Passport, Pak visa, and they were received by Nouman Nadeem of PFF," Chaudhry said successful a tweet.

      Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) vice president Aamir Dogar said connected Twitter: "It was made imaginable aft a sincere effort by officials of (the) Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and (the) Government of Pakistan".

      In a video interrogation with AFP, a parent of a subordinate arriving successful Pakistan said: "My sanction is Nafeesa, I'm a parent of Fatima and my girl is simply a subordinate successful Herat successful Afghanistan ... convey you precise overmuch for the assistance to Pakistan and besides successful Lahore. Thank you precise overmuch to different radical that helped us."

      "The authorities encouraged my daughter, but the caller authorities is not encouraging my daughters due to the fact that my girl wants to survey successful the faculty. So, aft that she wants to play football. So, the Taliban don't let for the daughters oregon women to play shot oregon workout successful Afghanistan," she added.

      It is unclear precisely however galore Afghan pistillate players and their families were permitted to participate Pakistan, nor what their plans are moving forward.

      Earlier this month, a ample fig of women footballers and athletes were airlifted to information connected an evacuation formation to Australia amid the Taliban takeover.

      Members of Afghanistan's nationalist  girls shot   squad  get  astatine  the PFF successful  Lahore.

      Former Afghanistan women's adjunct manager Haley Carter told CNN however a "ragtag group" managed to coordinate the harmless evacuation of 86 Afghan athletes, officials and household members.

      Carter worked intimately with the team's erstwhile captain, Popal, who had besides spoken to CNN past period regarding the plight of pistillate athletes trapped successful the country.

        "We made it our ngo to empower those women," Carter explained.

        "We wanted to make a shot squad that could vie astatine the planetary level. But we each knew that this effort was thing much, overmuch bigger than football. We gave them the accidental to usage athletics to get retired of the house, to get an education."

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