Jordan Football Federation questions sex of Iranian player

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The Jordan Football Federation (JFA) has cast doubts over the gender of an Iranian footballer who represented the Islamic Republic in a Women’s Asia Cup qualifier against them on 25 September. JFA President Ali Bin Al-Hussein called on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to investigate the player in question in a letter published on Twitter Saturday. The footballer, who played in goal, helped Iran defeat Jordan in penalties, securing their spot in the 2022 AFC Women’s Asia Cup. “Considering the evidence submitted by JFA and given the importance of this competition, we request the AFC to ini…

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