Washington D.C. [USA], March 3 (ANI): Gianni Infantino, head of football's world governing body, FIFA, has said that has given him assurance that it will soon allow its women to attend soccer matches.
He also attended a me only football match here which drew criticism from rights activists, reports the Voice of America.
Iranian women are, however, allowed to attend female football matches.
Recently, Iran detained 35 women for trying to attend a soccer match between Tehran teams Esteqlal and Persepolis.
The reports quoted Iranian interior ministry spokesman Sayyed Salman Samani as saying then that women were not arrested, but rather "transferred" to a "proper place". (ANI)