Iranian female fans show appreciation to AFC

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Tasnim – TEHRAN, Female football fans have expressed their appreciation to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for making it possible for them to attend the second leg of the 2018 AFC Champions League final between Persepolis and Kashima Antlers at Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Saturday.

The presence of the female fans for the first time in 40 years in an official match at the Azadi Stadium was due to the efforts of AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, together with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran.

More than 1,000 female football fans joined a capacity crowd for the Continental showpiece which saw Kashima Antlers emerge champions for the first time, the-afc.com wrote.

The female fans shared their excitement and joy at being in the Azadi Stadium on social media.


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