Afghan women playing basketball with a team from the International Security Assistance Force and the US embassy
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ISAF take on Afghan women in friendly basketball game

An all-female basketball match has taken place in Afghanistan as part of International Women's Day.

The Afghan Women's Olympic Basketball Team took on a team from the International Security Assistance Force and the US embassy in Kabul.

The game - which ended 38/21 to the ISAF team - is a major achievement for Afghan women, who were not allowed to play sports under the Taliban.

Karen Zarindast reports.

  • 08 Mar 2012
  • From the section Asia
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