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Unique football game: Only women in the stadium

For the first time since the islamic revolution in 1979, given Iran's defense can also touch in football allowed to play a match on the country's national stadium.

As a preparation towards the OLYMPICS in Tokyo in 2020, the iranian fodboldkvinder play a test against Russia at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

This was stated by the president of The Iranian Football federation, Mehdi Taj, according to the news agency ISNA, writes AFP.

Although there is as yet not set a date for the fight, it is clear that it is only women who have access to see the showdown from the stands.

Iran's herrelandshold have had home ground Azadi Stadium since 1975. The oval football have space for about 78.000 spectators and is the country's largest stadium.

Since the revolution in 1979 women have with very few exceptions, was forbidden to attend football matches at the stadium.

Why was it in november a watershed, to 850 iranian women were allowed to attend the asian Champions League-finale between the iranian Persepolis FC and the japanese Kashima Antlers.

At the apartment was the female spectators sat in a separate section, and they should arrive to the stadium at least two hours before kick-off.

Back in June, was iranian women access to a storskærmsarrangement at the Azadi Stadium, where they could see Iran's herrelandshold play a WORLD cup match against Spain.

It is believed that irish women were the first women to attend a football match at a stadium in Iran after the revolution. During a WORLD cup qualifier in 2001, the 20 irish women have access to the VM playoffkampen between Iran and Ireland.

Only four years later - in 2005 - got a few iranian women for the first time allowed to attend a football match at a stadium after the revolution.

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