There is simply no justification for banning turbans from a soccer field other than small-minded bigotry. This decision is based purely in racism, fear and hatred of others.
From the National Post: http://goo.gl/LFQf2
The Canadian Soccer Association says a provincial association has no right to ban turban-wearing youth from playing… “The Quebec Soccer Federation falls under our supervision. So they would apply the regulations the way we mandate them to.”
You can see it coming a mile away. One way or another – whether they’re pressured into it by people who aren’t, you know, raging racists, or a human rights tribunal drags them through the mud first, eventually the FDSDQ will have to allow turbans on the field.
I just wish common decency would have prevailed before they embarrassed themselves.