FIFA names women referees for men’s World Cup finals  in Qatar.

Written by on May 19, 2022

For the first time ever there will be women referees at a men’s World Cup finals after FIFA revealed the list for the quadrennial showpiece being hosted later this year by Qatar.

France’s Stephanie Frappart, Salima Mukansanga from Rwanda, and Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita are among the thirty-six match referees.

Brazil’s Neuza Back, Mexico’s Karen Diaz Medina and American Kathryn Nesbitt have also been included in the sixty-nine assistant referees.

Report says that all match officials for the finals will participate in early summer in seminars in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay; Madrid, the Spanish capital and Doha, which is the capital city of Qatar.

Kevin Madu

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