Not that wearing it is compulsory or anything. She is free to insult Islam, and to face the consequences for doing so. “Egypt goalie slammed for move to Swiss club; Wife accused of insulting Islam for removing veil,” from Al-Arabiya (thanks to Morgaan Sinclair):
…Adding to his troubles, a picture of Hadary’s wife appearing in public in Switzerland without the veil has also drawn criticism back home.
Religious watchdog group Hamasna (“Our Enthusiasm”), which led the International Campaign for Defending Hijab a week ago, issued a statement urging Hadary’s wife Sabrine to put the veil back on.
“We understand that the situation of Muslim women in the West is a special case, but she has to amend what she did before other players’ wives follow her example,” the statement read. “She must realize that her husband is a player in Egyptian national football, and they are a religious team.”
The Grand Imam of al-Azhar has issued a fatwa — religious ruling — saying that Muslim women living in the West can take off the veil if required under local laws. The fatwa, issued in the context of the ban on the veil in educational institutions in France, sparked much controversy at the time.
Hamasna said it supports Hadary and wishes him luck in his new club. It added that he should continue to kneel in prayer when his team scores a goal and not feel awkward about performing the religious act on the field even with his new Swiss team.
“The God of Switzerland is the God of Cairo and the God of [Ghanaian city] Kumasi, the God of all the people,” the group said….