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Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
First ever all-female team to referee at men’s World Cup
Stephanie Frappart, Neuza Back and Karen Diaz will become the first all-female refereeing team for a men’s World Cup match as they take charge of the Costa Rica-Germany Group E match on Thursday.
Frappart, the fourth official for the Poland-Mexico Group C clash last week, will be the main referee as she reaches another milestone after being the first female to officiate at a men's World Cup qualifier in March and Champions League match in 2020.
The 38-year-old Frenchwoman will be joined by Brazilian Neuza and Mexican Diaz as assistants.
Other female referees: Salima Mukansanga of Rwanda and Yamashita Yoshimi of Japan are also taking part at the tournament in Qatar.




Source: TVP World