Awista Ayub

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Awista Ayub (c. 1979) is an Afghan writer. She formed the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange in the United States.

In her novel Kabul Girls Soccer Club, first called However Tall the Mountain, Ayub writes of eight girls brought to the US to learn soccer.[1]

The Afghan Youth Sports Exchange has grown from the first 8 young women to hundreds playing through the Afghanistan Football Federation.

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