A thousand Iranian women watched on Saturday night the Asian Champions League final in Tehran, a rare situation greeted by several reformer newspapers as a victory for women in Iran. The unusual presence of female supporters at a stage area reserved for them at the Azadi stadium was not enough to galvanize the local FC Persepolis, who lost 2-0 in Japan and had a draw at home, losing the title for the Japanese team Kashima Antlers. "Women won the game of Freedom," headlined the reformist daily newspaper Etemad, while the newspaper Sazandegi opted for the [...]


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