Iran’s Fereshteh Karimi nominated for Best Woman Player of the World.
Iranian futsal player Fereshteh Karimi has been nominated for the Best Woman Player of the World award.
Karimi helped Iran claim the title of the 2015 AFC Women's Futsal Championship which was held in Malaysia in September. Karimi won the MVP award at the tournament.
Iran's goalkeeper Farzaneh Tavasoli has also been nominated for Best Women Goalkeeper of the World. She helped Iran win AFC Women's Futsal Championship in September.
Nominees are as follow: (in alphabetical order) "Amandinha"- BRAZIL, Ana Patricia Azevedo – PORTUGAL, Fereshteh Karimi – IRAN, "Lù" – BRAZIL, "Nega" – BRAZIL, "Pisko"- PORTUGAL, Aleksandra Samorodova – RUSSIA, "Taty"- BRAZIL, Vanessa Cristina Pereira – BRAZIL, Vanessa Sotelo Quintela - SPAIN
The Iranian futsal team has proved that Hijab is never an obstacle in women's success and and participation in all fields of life.