Saudi Arabian women to attend first professional Football match
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Today will be a great day for football in Saudi Arabia as their female citizens will be allowed to attend a professional football match for the first time.
For the first
Women from other countries could enter stadiums as during the final of 2014 Asian Champions League, females supporters of Western Sydney Wanderers were allowed into the King Fahd Stadium whereas females supporters of home team Al-Hilal were preventing from watching their favourite team.
This step towards equality seems like an obvious step after last September when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman allowed women to step into a stadium in Riyadh to celebrate the country’s national day.
Saudia Arabia has many continental titles at club and country levels. The national team even reached the second round during their first participation in the World Cup in 1994 and they qualified for their fifth World Cup last September.
Indeed, Ghadah Grrah,
Jeddah-based journalist Aseel Bashraheel added
According to representatives of the Saudi Arabian Premier League, there has been