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Iran: Russian women's futsal team dons hijab for two matches in Tehran

5 20.10.2016 Инфо

The Russian national women’s futsal team played their second match against the Iranian team while wearing Islamic-style hijabs in Tehran, Wednesday. The first match took place in the Iranian capital on Tuesday.
Russian sportsmen decided to honour the local dress code and wear the traditional veil during the game, just like the Iranian national team. All women are obliged to wear hijab in the country, according to a strict understanding of Iranian law.
Video of both the friendly games in Iran were released by the Russian Futsal Association on Thursday. The first match ended in a 3 – 3 draw and the second went Russia’s way ending in victory 5 - 3.