Frappart turns into 1st girl referee for males’s World Cup match

Stephanie Frappart of France made soccer historical past Tuesday as the primary girl to officiate a males’s World Cup match when she took the sector because the fourth official within the recreation between Mexico and Poland.

Frappart, Japan’s Yamashita Yoshimi and Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga are the primary girls chosen as referees for soccer’s greatest event. They have been among the many 36 complete referees for the event in Qatar.

Brazil’s Neuza Again, Mexico’s Karen Diaz Medina and American Kathryn Nesbitt are amongst 69 assistant referees on the World Cup.

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Stephanie Frappart has already labored males’s video games in World Cup qualifying, and the Champions League. She additionally dealt with the 2019 Girls’s World Cup ultimate and refereed this 12 months’s males’s French Cup ultimate.

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