Women Making Some Progress

Over 1,000 Iranian Women were in attendance to watch the Kashima Antlers of Japan play the Iranian Persepolis.  Although the Antlers won the game 2-0 and the Asian Champions in Tehran, the real story here was about the women in the crowd.

FIFA has been working with officials in Iran to lift a ban that restricted women from attending sports events in Iran.  This has been the policy there since the Islamic Revolution took place in 1979.

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