Was it a deliberate breach of the rules or a simple case of bad timing that kicked off controversy at Iran’s Esteghlal football club? Either way, the collision of men and women players on the pitch at the same time led to an outcry by Iran’s conservative clerics and a whole lot of trouble for the club’s management. Three officials were fined and suspended for breaking Iran’s strict gender segregation laws. Football academy director Alireza Mansourian, the man that was once one of Iran’s most iconic football stars, and who claims the whole affair was a misunderstanding had to face tough reprimands and demands for answers.
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