WATCH: Iranian women attend soccer match after ban on female attendance lifted

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Iranian women cheered at the bleachers of Azadi Stadium for the first time in 40 years, Oct. 16, after the Tehran sports center lifted its ban on female attendance.Attending a friendly soccer game against Bolivia, the video below shows female supporters cheering on the athletes as they drape themselves in Iran’s national flag.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Iranian woman who protested headscarf gets 20-year sentenceSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college اولین #حضور_رسمی_بانوان در #ورزشگاه_آزادی با دیدار ایران و بولیوی کلید خورد بانوان، بدون ریش و لباس مبدل مردانه توانستند در #آزادی باشند . ‌. . pic.twitter.com/wqypYDiuv4FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss— فرزانه سادات ابوالقاسمي (@abolghasemifs) October 16, 2018 Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title The video was posted by @abolghasemifs via Twitter.“Supporting Team Melli at the stadium has been a dream come true for most of the girls,” Katayoun Khosrowyar, head coach of the U19 Iran national women’s soccer team told the Middle East Eye.In March, 35 women were detained in Iran for trying to attend a soccer game. JBRELATED STORIES:Iran player dodges question on women’s rights at World CupADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Rugby: Philippines wins silver in Asia Trophy Series Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownlast_img