26 JAWAHIR ROBLE

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“I don’t want to en­cour­age just Mus­lim girls and black girls. I want to en­cour­age all fe­males,” says the So­ma­lian refugee and first black Mus­lim woman in the U.K. to of­fi­ci­ate soccer matches wear­ing a hi­jab. The ref­eree is study­ing to be­come a coach now and hopes to lead Eng­land’s women’s na­tional team to vic­tory one day. “I know a lot of girls are look­ing up to me. I feel like I’m rep­re­sent­ing them all.”

JAWAHIR ROBLE

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