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Morocco defender Benzina becomes 1st player to wear hijab at FIFA Women’s World Cup

Morocco defender Benzina becomes 1st player to wear hijab at FIFA Women's World Cup

Morocco defender Nouhaila Benzina went down in history books on Sunday as she became the first football player to wear a hijab in a FIFA Women’s World Cup match. Atlas Lionesses’ Benzina, 25, the only hijabi athlete in the Women’s World Cup, played against South Korea that Morocco won 1-0 …

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