FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives at Hotel Bourbon in Luque March 3, 2015. Paraguayan Juan Angel Napout was re-elected as president of South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) at the CONMEBOL congress held in Luque. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has asked Iran to end its ban on women watching football matches, describing the situation as intolerable.Iran is bidding against the United Arab Emirates to host the 2019 Asian Cup and the ban on women is expected to damage their chances of being awarded the tournament.Blatter also criticized the continental confederations for failing to elect any women onto the FIFA's executive committee.The committee includes three women, one with voting rights and two co-opted, but they are elected directly by the FIFA Congress following a change to the statutes in 2011 .
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