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  Av 21, 5777 , 13/08/17

Lifetime ban for Iranian soccer players cancelled

Iran's soccer federation has reversed the lifetime ban from the national team announced last week on two players for Greek side Panionios who played against Maccabi Tel Aviv in Europa League qualifying play.

The cancellation followed public pressure and an outcry on social media that prompted FIFA, soccer's world governing body, to examine the ban.

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