FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said Iranian authorities have "assured" them that women will be able to attend the October World Cup qualifier in Tehran.
A female Iranian fan died earlier this month, after setting herself on fire to protest against her arrest for attending a match.
FIFA officials have been in Iran this week discussing preparations for the Oct. 10 World Cup qualifier against Cambodia, their first home game of the 2022 qualifying competition.
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Rudi Gutendorf, the tireless manager who guided a world record 55 teams, including 18 national sides, has died at 93, according to several German media outlets.
Born in Koblenz on the banks of the Rhine, the man dubbed "Restless Rudi" started his football career as a player for hometown club TuS Neuendorf before taking his first management role with Swiss side Blue Stars Zurich in the 1950s.
Coaching proved infectious, and after building an impressive CV with top flight teams in West Germany, Gutendorf...
United States President Donald Trump met with his FIFA counterpart Gianni Infantino at the White House to talk about potential improvements to women's soccer as well as preparations for the 2026 World Cup.
The 2026 World Cup will be hosted by the U.S., who won a joint bid with Canada and Mexico.