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Soccer Nuns

June 2nd, 2015

Episode 1060 of 1370 episodes

With the Fifa Women’s World Cup kicking off in Canada on 6 June, we join the Tibetan women’s soccer team, the Snow Lionesses, as they begin the match of their lives, including trying to achieve international recognition in the face of Chinese opposition, entrenched sexism in their own community and flagrant objection from Fifa, world football’s governing body.

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