Talking at a FIFA convention on ladies’s soccer in Milan Sunday, Infantino stated he had been “assured” that girls can be allowed to attend Iran’s subsequent match in opposition to Cambodia.
“We have been assured that as of the subsequent worldwide recreation of Iran, which is to be performed on October 10, ladies can be allowed to enter soccer stadiums,” he stated.
“That is one thing that is essential, since 40 years this has not been taking place with a few exceptions.”
The ban in opposition to ladies going to stadiums the place males are enjoying was introduced in shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Khodayari appeared in a Tehran courtroom earlier this month and after the case was adjourned, she poured gasoline over herself and set herself on fireplace. She died on Monday September 9.
On the convention Sunday, the 49-year-old as soon as once more careworn the necessity for the game to maneuver ahead.
“There may be ladies’s soccer in Iran. We have to have ladies attending the boys’s recreation,” Infantino stated. “And we have to push for that, with respect however in a robust and forceful means. We can’t wait anymore.”