Female fans buy 3,500 tickets for Iran World Cup qualifier v Cambodia

Female fans buy 3,500 tickets for Iran World Cup qualifier v Cambodia

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #6

Iranian women are believed to have bought 3,500 tickets for Iran’s World Cup qualifying match against Cambodia in Tehran, after authorities assured FIFA the ban on women attending stadiums would be relaxed.

Women have effectively been banned from stadiums when men are playing since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution.

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