In Saudi Arabia women were first allowed to visit the football stadium

In Saudi Arabia at a meeting of the local football championship al-Ahli Jeddah – al-Batin the first time in history were women. Also they were allowed to visit two matches in the near future.

This decision became part of the program for the empowerment of women, which began to promote king Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al Saud, who has ruled since the beginning of 2015.

Note that in the three cities covered stadiums to create a special women’s sectors – Riyadh, al Dammam, and Jeddah.

#Saudi_women attending a football match in Jeddah #SaudiArabia progress, reform #WomenEmpowerment is in process. pic.twitter.com/yAKUUAAJYW— madafackir فيصل الشمري (@Mr_Alshammeri) 12 Jan 2018

Earlier it was reported that a footballer from Saudi Arabia can go to jail for deb during the match.