The effort, known as Operation Soccer Balls, suffered a setback last week after a suicide bomb was detonated at the airport in Kabul.
There have been at least five failed attempts to rescue the girls in recent days as they were moved around for their safety. Most members of the Afghan women’s team were evacuated to Australia last week.
The Taliban forbids women and girls to play sports.
September 2, 2021 4:59 pm