Afghan United: Hope through Football for Refugees in Iran
48 min • Sport & Adventure, Society • 2019
For a group of alienated young Afghan refugees in Iran, football proves a powerful force that gives them a much-needed boost in pride, identity and self-worth. They call their team 'Wahdat' meaning 'unity' and assemble a talented and determined squad. Afghan United is a touching and rarely-told story about a disadvantaged community, but with a positive, life-affirming outcome - in the footballing sense, at least.