Men’s FIFA World Cup Includes Female Referees For The First Time

For the first time in the Men’s FIFA World Cup 2022, 6 women referees will also perform duties, According to a foreign news agency, FIFA has for the first time included six female referees in the men’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar this year.

FIFA has formed a 36-member refereeing panel that will perform its duties in the men’s FIFA World Cup, & the list includes six female referees, The women referees on the panel include Stephanie Frapart of France, Yoshimi Yamashita of Japan and Salima Makansanga of Rwanda.

Brazil’s Newsback, Catherine Nesbet of the United States and Karen Diaz Medina of Mexico have also been added to the FIFA refereeing panel, In this regard, the head of FIFA referees Pierre Luigi Colina says that women referees have been included in the panel regardless of gender.

“I hope that in the future, women match officials will also be given responsibilities as per the usual men’s competition,” he said, It should be noted that the Men’s FIFA World Cup will be played from November 21 to December 18 this year, which has been hosted by Qatar.

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