Iran: Women allowed in football stadium after decades

ISTANBUL

Women were allowed to enter a football stadium in Iran for the first time in decades on Thursday.

Women entered Tehran’s Azadi Stadium to watch the Iran’s World Cup qualifier against Cambodia.

Around 3,500 seats were allocated to women spectators.

Until today, Iran banned female spectators from football and other stadiums since 1981.

During the match, Iran stunned Cambodia 14-0.
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