Iranian Sports Minister Masoud Soltanifar has been removed from the statutes of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), amid the national governing body being threatened with suspension by FIFA.
FIFA has rejected the amended statutes sent by the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and threatened the national governing body with suspension if it does not comply with FIFA rules.
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has sent its updated draft statutes to FIFA as a "non-governmental public organisation" after controversy over exterior interference in the body.
Mohammad Nabi has officially been confirmed as Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) secretary general, with the organisation claiming there was a misunderstanding with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) over his appointment in a temporary capacity.
Powerful images of jubilant women adorned with the colours of the Iranian flag have been shared widely across the internet in the past 48 hours.
History was made at Tehran's Azadi Stadium as 4,600 women were permitted entry for the first time in almost 40 years to watch Iran's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Cambodia.
Human Rights Watch have described the cap on tickets available to Iranian women for an upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier as "discriminatory, deceptive, and dangerous".
Iranian women have been able to buy a small number of tickets for Iran's FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying match against Cambodia, following pressure from football's governing body.
Having only written about the Iranian ban on women entering football stadiums two weeks ago, I was not expecting to get back to the topic so soon.
Human rights groups have criticised FIFA for failing to end Iran's ban on women entering stadiums after the suicide of a female football fan.