FIFA president Gianni Infantino has welcomed Iran allowing thousands of women to watch the men's team beat Cambodia on Thursday.
Women have been prohibited from attending football matches in Iran since 1979 but FIFA is attempting to have the ban lifted.
An Iranian woman has died after she set herself on fire when she was faced with a six-month prison sentence for sneaking into a soccer game.
AFC nations have discovered their opponents for the second round of Qatar 2022 qualifying, with Australia to face Jordan.
After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in Monday's Asian Cup semi-final, Iran coach Carlos Queiroz announced his departure.
Japan are into the 2019 Asian Cup final thanks to a 3-0 win over Iran, though there was more than a hint of controversy about their victory.
Iran and Japan welcome key players back from suspension as they prepare to face off in the Asian Cup semi-final on Monday.
China's Asian Cup quarter-final defeat to Iran brought an end to Marcello Lippi's tenure in charge.
Sardar Azmoun scored one and set up another in the first half as Iran saw off China to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup.
Iran have the chance for quarter-final redemption when they face China in the 2019 Asian Cup last eight.