Athlete Disqualified for Wearing Hijab

Updated: 3 days ago

A Muslim athlete was disqualified from her high school volleyball match for wearing a hijab

By Alaa Elassar, CNN Updated

6:39 PM ET, Sun September 27, 2020

Najah Aqeel was disqualified from a Tennessee high school volleyball match for wearing her hijab during the game. (CNN)A Tennessee high school athlete was disqualified from a volleyball match for wearing a hijab, prompting calls for a statewide rule change.

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