Agency, 29 October. For the first time, a women’s football league will be held in Saudi Arabia. The women’s football league will be launched in Saudi Arabia for the first time later this month. According to the Saudi Football Federation, after a long time, Saudi Arabia has opened the door to opportunities for women’s sports. The competition will run from November 22.
Women’s sports have long been banned in conservative Saudi Arabia. The new national women’s football league will be held in two phases, nationally and regionally, according to the Saudi Football Federation. According to the federation, 16 groups will take part in the first round. The first round will be played in the capital Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.Photo: Agency