FIFA unpins hijab ban

International Football Association Board agrees to overturn controversial ban on wearing hijabs in matches.

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Football’s international rule makers have agreed to overturn the controversial ban on the wearing of hijabs in matches.

The issue had reached the level of the United Nations, who wrote to FIFA to ask for the law to be scrapped.

Al Jazeera’s Lee Wellings reports from Surrey, England.

Source: Al Jazeera