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‘It’s heartbreaking’: Malala Yousafzai meets exiled Afghanistan women’s football team

The Women’s World Cup may be over, but the many issues underpinning the women’s game remain. From the fight of the Nigeria players to be paid for their participation and South Africa’s team boycotting a warm-up match in protest at pay and conditions, to England’s Lionesses battling for performance‑related bonuses as well as Spanish players withdrawing before the tournament over frustrations with the culture around the team, players used the biggest stage to push for change.
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