Recently, FIFA confirmed Tuesday that Stephanie Frappart, Neuza Back, and Karen Diaz would officiate Thursday’s Group E encounter between Costa Rica and Germany. As the first all-female officiating crew for a men’s World Cup event. FIFA names first women’s World Cup referee trio is news of the day.
FIFA names first women’s World Cup referee trio
Lately, FIFA confirmed on Tuesday that Stephanie Frappart, Neuza Back, and Karen Diaz would be the first all-female refereeing team for a men’s World Cup competition. As they would oversee Thursday’s Group E match between Costa Rica and Germany.
After being the first woman to oversee a men’s World Cup qualifier in March and a Champions League match in 2020, Frappart. The fourth official for the Poland-Mexico Group C encounter last week, will be the main referee for this historic match.
The French, who is 38 years old, will have two assistants—a Brazilian named NEUZA, and a Mexican named DIAZ. Other countries represented at the tournament in Qatar are Rwanda’s SALIMA MUKANSANGA and Japan’s YAMASHITA YOSHIMI.
Frappart expressed optimism that the presence of female referees in Qatar would “make things happen” before the competition even started. She remarked that having female officials was “a big sign from Fifa and the authorities” in the country.