Trans women banned from playing in Vietnamese football tournament

Published: January 30, 2015

PinkNews
Joseph Patrick McCormick
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Transgender women have been banned from participating in the National Women’s Football Championship in Vietnam.

The announcement of the ban was made by the Vietnam Football Federation this week.

Duong Nghiep Khoi, vice secretary of the federation on Thursday said: “The national championship is exclusively for women, so transsexuals will not be allowed,

“This regulation is to ensure fair competition and for the development of Vietnam women’s football,” Khoi continued.

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