Swedish Football Hooligans Wear Niqabs To Get Around Anti-Hooligan Law Banning Face Masks

Funny.

Supporters of Stockholm-based club AIK wore the Islamic headdress for their club’s opening game of the season.

Swedish football ultras managed to circumvent the country’s new anti-hooligan legislation this weekend by wearing niqabs.

The religious face coverings are exempt from a new law which bans face masks, enacted by the Swedish government in March in an attempt to curb anti-social behaviour at football matches…

Swedish football ultras managed to circumvent the country’s new anti-hooligan legislation this weekend by wearing niqabs.

The religious face coverings are exempt from a new law which bans face masks, enacted by the Swedish government in March in an attempt to curb anti-social behaviour at football matches.

Supporters of Solna-based club AIK wore the Islamic headdress for the opening game of the Allsvenskan season on Sunday.

Ygeman laughed off the AIK supporters’ response, conceding that their stunt was “quite funny”. Independent

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