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Rivals claim Iran women’s team goalkeeper could actually be a man


November 16, 2021

Jordan has demanded that the Asian Football Confederation launch an investigation to determine the sex of the Iran women’s team goalkeeper, following a penalty shootout loss for Jordan against their regional rivals.

Iran beat Jordan 4-2 on spot-kicks in September to qualify for the women’s Asian Cup for the first time in their history. 

Goalkeeper Zohreh Koudaei was pivotal in the victory, blocking two attempts on goal which granted Iran passage to the regional showpiece.

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