A first in Iran after 40 years: Women watched the match at the stadium

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2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Group C met Iran at the Azadi Stadium in Cambodian capital Tehran. 40 years later, Iranian women showed great interest in the happiness of watching a match in the stadium.

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Group C match in Iran, where women could buy and watch tickets for the first time in 40 years, Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.

In the match played at the Azadi Stadium with a capacity of 100 thousand people in the capital, Tehran, a first took place upon the permission of the Iranian government and approximately 5 thousand women watched the competition from the bleachers by buying tickets in a normal way.

A WOMAN WAS DETECTED

Women in the bleachers, "Blue Girl" nicknamed Seher Hudayari, who burned herself as a reaction to her imprisonment for trying to enter the stadium to watch the match, shouted "Blue Girl is empty", security forces threatened to take them off the stall if this continued.

The intervention of security forces against a female fan who opened the poster of Hudayari caused tension and female supporters were detained.

  • Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

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  • Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

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                        AP Photo / Vahid Salemi

  • Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

    Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

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  • Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

    Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

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                        REUTERS / WANA NEWS AGENCY

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Iranian female fans came to the bleachers to watch a football match for the first time after a 40-year break.

Iranian government spokesman Ali Rebii who came to watch the match also support the participation of women in the stands and they want to increase this experience that leads to social development, he said.
Approximately 300 Iranian women from the stadium after the women's police took their places, watched the competition in the special section allocated to them in the stands. Iran's Persepolis team and Japan's Kashima football teams played on November 11, 2018 Asian Champions League match was able to watch 500 women.
Iranian women were able to watch the Iran-Portugal Group B match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, hosted by Russia on June 25, 2018, live on large screens in the stadium.

In addition, some Iranian women lawmakers were invited to the World Cup qualifying competition between Iran and Syria in September 2017.
WARNING FROM FIFA TO IRAN

FIFA, Iran has warned about women's supporters and reported that the absence of women's statutes contradicts their own regulations. Following these developments, a decision was made regarding the inclusion of female fans in the stadiums.



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