Persian football girls
Authorities ordered gender testing of the entire national squad and leading league players on Wednesday, according to reports. Last year, the Iranian football governing body introduced random checks after four national players were found to be men who had not had fully completed sex operations, or had development disorders.
Questions were also raised about the gender of the team’s goalkeeper in 2010.
After the cruise, three of the four men are believed to have planned a lavish dinner at one of the many trendy restaurants along the waterway, but they never made it.
The Dubai Police Force and the Australian Federal Police had been watching their every move and made the dramatic arrests before they could take their seats. Extradition proceedings from Dubai are underway and are expected to be completed within 60 days.
“These games were very important to me,” she told Nasimonline (via au).
On Tuesday evening, Team Melli started its Group A match at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in a fine manner, and attacking 31-year-old professional footballer Ashkan Dejagah made an early attempt to run at the Syrian goal; however, the temptation to play the ball in haste forced him to give ball away.
In the fifth minute, Iranian professional footballer Sardar Azmoun, who plays as a forward for Russian side Rubin Kazan, found a tremendous scoring opportunity, but Syria’s goalkeeper Ibrahim Alma dashed the hosts’ glimmer of hope.
Investigators arrested 17 people in three countries - nine men and one woman in Sydney, five men in Dubai and two men in The Netherlands.
The raids mark the biggest police operation on organised crime in the last ten years.