Saudi women in the stands

Posted February 8, 2018 4:15 am by Editor

Saudi women in the stands

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meantime on 12 January someone was able to take a truly historic photo showing
a few women supporters, smiling and veiled, sitting in the stands in Jeddah
during an A series football match. In fact last October a measure was announced
allowing women to enter stadiums to attend sports events. In practice,
structural modifications had to be introduced in stadiums to create areas
reserved for women, ladies’ rooms and specific prayer facilities. The Jeddah
stadium was thus able to welcome women supporters in its newly built “family
section”. For the record, the January 12 match between Al Ahli and Al Batin,
ended in a 5-1 win for

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