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Iran to allow foreign women to attend volleyball games!

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source: insidethegames.biz

Iranian Volleyball Federation has decided to allow all foreign women to attend volleyball games in Iran. However, local female fans are still banned from entering the arena!


Fans during the 2015 Asian Cup

Fans during the 2015 Asian Cup

 

“Foreign women as employees of embassies, the families of foreign teams or other foreign women living in Iran can attend the competition” said Mahmoud Afshardoost, high official of Iranian Volleyball Federation, for Islamic Republic News Agency.

Insidethegames.biz website writes that Iranian Volleyball Federation made this decision to improve the general reputation in volleyball world, so that it might apply for organizing some big event in the future. However, Iranian female fans are still banned from attending the volleyball games in their home country, and that would still be a big obstacle for Iran in getting the organization of any major tournament. 

 

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stan January 30, 2015 - 6:34 pm

Iran used to be a place of knowledge

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Anastasia January 30, 2015 - 7:59 pm

What a progressive country!!!:)

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Kimberly January 30, 2015 - 10:15 pm

Iran is coming to play against Finland in Spring 2015… We invite ALL Women
to the match!!! At least things are improving, but most important fans are those of your own country.

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Stanislas January 31, 2015 - 11:14 am

I don’t know what’s happening with Iranian laws but they should allow their women to attend matches

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