Afghanistan's National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team Featured on NPR's Goats and Soda

They’re one of the greatest sports stories that I’ve ever been associated with. I’m incredibly proud of them.
— Jess Markt, ICRC Sports and Integration Advisor

The Afghanistan's national women's wheelchair basketball team, trained by ICRC's Sports and Integration Advisor Jess Markt, were featured on NPR's Goats and Soda Blog. The team won their first championship--and their first international tournament--at the 4th annual Bali Cup International Tournament in Indonesia. They played against women's teams from India, Indonesia and Thailand.  Jess and Alberto Cairo, ICRC's head of rehabilitation in Afghanistan, were also recently featured on Goats and Soda following the Swissnex launch in Boston. 

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