Iranian women attend first soccer match in decades

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-10-11 11:01

Thousands of Iranian women fans were allowed to attend a soccer game on Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its male-only policy.

Iran has barred female spectators from attending soccer and other sports for nearly 40 years.

Iranian women fans react during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Iran and Cambodia at Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, on Oct 10, 2019. [Photo/VCG]
1 2 3 4 5 6 Next   >>|
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US