The government of Iran agrees to let the cheerleaders for the matches of the national team, said government spokesman Ali Rabia in anticipation of the qualifying match for the world Cup in 2022.
“The government agrees on the presence of women in stadiums. At the moment women are provided for all matches of the national team,” said Rabia, whose words are given in the Telegram-channel government.
Cheerleaders in Iran are prohibited from attending football matches for men’s teams and be present at the stadiums (concession was made at the time of the 2018 world Cup in Russia, when watching the matches of the national team of Iran cheerleaders could get to the stadium “Azadi”, specially equipped for broadcasting).
On the eve of the qualifying stage for the world Cup 2022 to be held in Qatar, FIFA hoped that the Iranian authorities until October 10, will take a positive decision on the admission of women to the matches, it was the day the Iranians will play their first home match in the qualifying round of the world Cup in 2022, as reported by the associated Press.
The national team of Iran on October 10 to meet with the team of Cambodia in the qualifying tournament. The world Cup in Qatar will be held from 21 November to 18 December.