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Iranian international footballer Zohreh Koudaei accused of actually being a man

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She made two fantastic penalty saves in Iran’s 4-2 win over Jordan in the Asian Cup qualifying

Jordan demands investigation for confirmation of sex as Iranian FA defends Koudaei

Iranian goalkeeper Zohreh Koudaei was accused of being a man after beating Jordan on penalties in an Asian Cup qualifier in September, Sports Bible, Baba Gol.

The Jordanian FA’s argument about Koudaei

Koudael made two fantastic saves to give the Iranians a 4-2 victory over their counterparts and qualified them for the Asian Cup for the first time.

Iranian guard Zohreh Koudaei has been accused of being male as the Asian FA seeks confirmation of her gender. Photo by Talibjan Kosimov / Anadolu Agency
Source: UGC

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However, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has filed a complaint for an investigation into Koudael’s real sex knowledge.

The accusations came after the president of the Jordanian Football Association, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, submitted a “gender verification request” on Koudael.

The reactions claimed that the president of the Jordan FA, some people, were only crying for foul play because his team lost.

And in response to the accusations, the Iranian FA released a statement through team coach Maryam Irandoost as she told Varzesh3:

“The medical staff have carefully examined every player on the national team in terms of hormones to avoid any issues in that regard, so I tell all fans not to worry.

“We will provide any documentation requested by the Asian Football Confederation without wasting time.

“These allegations are just an excuse not to accept the loss to the Iranian women‘s national team.

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“The Jordanian team considered themselves the big favorites to qualify … and when they lost … it was natural to seek help under false pretenses and escape responsibility for this failure.”

Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala out for 2 months with injury

During this time, YEN.com.gh previously reported that Super Falcons and Barcelona Femeni forward Asisat Oshoala suffered a knee injury and will be absent for two months.

Her club revealed in a statement on Friday, November 13, when the report added that the 27-year-old had a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.

Oshoala was injured in Barcelona Fermini’s 4-0 victory over Hoffenheim on Wednesday 10 November, in a UEFA Women’s Champions League match.

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YEN.com.gh also reported that ss investigations were continuing into the attack by a teammate, Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Aminata Diallo was released without charge according to reports, BBC Sport is reporting.

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French police investigating an attack on Kheira Hamraoui released Diallo after his arrest for his alleged involvement.

It was established that 26-year-old Diallo was driving Hamraoui and one of their teammates home when two masked men ambushed them.

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