Iran to contest ban on players wearing hijab.

Iran will lodge a formal complaint to the world football body after its women’s team was barred from playing in an Olympic qualifier for wearing the traditional Islamic head scarf, media reports said Monday.

“We will file a complaint against the match’s FIFA organizer to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA),” Ali Kafashian head of Iran’s Football Federation was quoted as saying by the Arman newspaper.Read more

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