Saudi Arabia launches women's football league

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Saudi Arabia's announced the establishment of a female football league is the latest in a series of steps that ease the traditionally tight restrictions on women in the kingdom the B. B. C.'s Alan Johnston has more on this officials said the aim was to boost female participation in sports the setting up the league is part of efforts by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to free up social life in Saudi Arabia it was only two years ago that women were first allowed into stadiums to watch

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