Libyans ban Women's team from playing at Berlin tournament

Libyan muslim clericBy Mark Baber
July 22 - The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has stopped its Women's Team from participating in a tournament in Berlin, Germany, the organisers discovered as the team was due to fly in. The federation claims the reason behind the ban is to do with Ramadan, but the ban has been linked to threats and opposition to women's football from Islamic extremists.
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