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Afghanistan Women's Development Squad
The World At Her Feet are delighted to be supporting the Afghanistan Women's Development Team in conjunction with Girl Power Org - led by the amazing Khalida Popal. TWAHF will be providing a number of supporting services and launching a number of projects to provide development and support for this special group of players.
Our Commitment & Work with the team.
The agreement with the team will see our founder, Jon Cotterill-Bolsover, take a role of General Manager, he will oversee the day to day running of the team, including:
Providing performance sessions for the players, strength and conditioning sessions and intensive training sessions designed to improve and maintain high standards on the pitch.
To act in a General Management role for players. This will involve ensuring UK based players get opportunities at UK clubs that will match their ability and allow them to progress.
Organise matches for the team including friendlies and tournaments.
To assist coaches and management team members with development, support with session plans, management skills and sports science education.
To seek relationships and collaboration opportunities with football clubs to support the team and its players.
To look for funding opportunities and work with agencies to raise funding and sponsorship for the team.
To create social integration experiences.
To work with external agencies to ensure progression towards FIFA recognised status.
Create a long term training project to ensure the team grows in the future.
Watch and read about the teams journey, click on the links below:
Sky News Report: Click Here
Story in the Independent: Click Here
BBC News Report: Click Here