The Iranian men national football team has beaten Cambodia 14-0 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Women were for the first time in 40 years allowed to enter the stadium to watch football after football governing body, FIFA and women’s rights campaigners have been putting pressure on the Iranian government to lift the four-decade ban on women.
The Iranian player made sure they mark this historic event with their best and before the first half ended, Team Melli was up by 7-0 scoring the first goal fifth minute.
In the second half, the Iranians added the seven remaining goals to put a smile on the over 3000 women who were allowed to enter the 80, 000 capacity stadium.
by: Nana Asabere