Iranian goal-keeper Syed Hussain Hussaini has been banned for one match for hugging a female fan, while a fine of $4500 has also been imposed on him.

According to foreign media, the Iranian Football Federation (IFF) has said that women should be banned from entering the stadium in the city of Tabriz, located in the northwest of the country. It is not yet clear whether the ban will be in Tabriz or across the country.

According to reports, the woman was not wearing hijab when she hugged the footballer for three seconds.