the football Clubs Juventus and AC Milan will meet on Wednesday in the Italian Super Cup in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
the Choice of the venue in the days leading up to the fight has been the subject of a heated discussion in Italy.
Amnesty International has called upon both teams to drop the match in protest against the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi of Saudi Arabia's embassy in Istanbul last year.
the Criticism is taken further when it emerged that female spectators do not have the same access to the stands as the male. The female spectators may only sit in the so-called familieafsnit.
Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini calls discrimination "disgusting".
- It is sad that the Italian Super Cup to be played in an islamic country, where women can't get on the stadium, unless they are in the company of a man. It is disgusting.
- I must not see the fight, says Matteo Salvini.
the Head of the Italian Serie A, Gaetano Micciche, defends the decision to move the Super Cup for Saudi Arabia. He claims that there is progress.
- Until last year women could not attend sporting events.
- We will continue working to ensure that the next time we play in this country, so women can be on all the seats, " says Micciche.
In the Super Cup meet last season's Italian master and pokalvinder. When Juventus won both Serie A and Coppa Italia, then the Turin team up against the losing finalist in the Coppa Italia - AC Milan.
The Italian Super Cup has been played 31 times. This year is the tenth time that the match is being played outside of Italy. Previously the showdown has been played in the UNITED states, China and Qatar.
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