Iran protests against FIFA

June 6, 2011 12:05 am1 commentViews: 1


Football Federation head said FIFA had been informed concerning the outfits of the Iranian women’s team.

Iran condemned the choice taken by the ruling soccer body FIFA to deny its women’s soccer team enjoying a 2012 Olympics qualifier in Jordan attributable to the players’ Islamic outfits.

FIFA cancelled Friday’s game in Amman and declared Jordan 3-0 winners once the Iranian authorities refused their players to get rid of their headscarves and track suits. girls in Iran are obliged to respect the hijab and wear a protracted robe and scarf to hide body contours and hair in public.

Iranian sportswomen, together with the soccer team, ought to keep the hijab in international competition, too.


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