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It’s too early to cheer the so-called end of Iran’s notorious ban on women in sports stadiums

In early November, FIFA president Gianni Infantino was in Iran for the finals of the Asian Football Confederation tournament. This was his second visit this year to Tehran’s Azadi “Freedom” Stadium, where women have been banned since 1981. “Today is a historic and festive day for football, a real breakthrough,” Infantino declared, hailing images of several hundred women in Azadi stadium, which holds 100,000 fans and is one of the world’s largest. Infantino continued lavishing praise on the Iranian government. “So much credit must go to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Football…

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