Women’s World Cup captains WON’T be allowed to wear ‘One Love’ armbands after months of talks – but they will be permitted to use an alternative designed by FIFA
Teams competing at the Women’s World Cup will be barred from wearing the ‘One Love’ armband but will be permitted to use an alternative version designed by FIFA.
The governing body banned Harry Kane and nine other captains from displaying the symbol, which promotes diversity and inclusion, in Qatar and threatened sporting sanctions for any country that defied the rules.
After months of talks with players, FIFA have designed eight different armbands that highlight a variety of social causes and captains will be able to choose which option they want to wear in Australia and New Zealand.
FIFA’s version of the ‘One Love’ armband – ‘Unite For Inclusion’ – features exactly the same colours in the same order and stands for …