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Afghan basketball team beats odds to aim high

Players currently in Italy for an international tournament have overcome war and disabilities. A team of athletes from Afghanistan is in Italy to take part in an international basketball competition. Getting there has been a major challenge for the players, many of whom had never left their war-torn country. The players have overcome war and disabilities to find new purpose in life, while boosting the sport in their country.

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Produced by Malou Visco, Federico Fornaro,
Directed by Claudio Lavanga
Video Language en
Produced May 29, 2014
Published May 31, 2014
Production Company Al-Jazeera/Raw-News
Distributor Al-Jazeera

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