Iran’s female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls

An Iranian woman smokes shisha with youth as she watch football match at a cafe in Tehran, Iran September 15, 2019. Picture taken September 15, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) – On match days Iran’s young female soccer fans cram Tehran’s shopping centers and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on giant television screens alongside male fans. Iranian women have been banned from men’s soccer matches at football stadiums in the […]

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