Friday, May 24, 2024

‘No hope’ for Afghanistan hockey, says women’s captain

There is “no hope” for women hockey players in Afghanistan following the ban on sport by the Taliban government, as the men’s game aims to get back on track.

Afghan women’s captain Khadija Achakzai told The Hockey Paper that she had been in “serious danger” after the Taliban’s stance on women’s sport caused a global backlash earlier this month.

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