Women will officiate in this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar - Sport Update

Women will officiate in this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar - Sport Update

Remember that the FIFA World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 this year, media reports

For the first time, women will be referees at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar this year. According to media reports, Stephanie Frapart of France, Salima Makansanga of Rwanda, and Yoshimi Yamashita of Japan have been included in the 36-member referee squad for the Men's Football World Cup.
Women will officiate in this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar - Sport Update



He said that he hoped that in the future important matches for important men's competitions would be given to the women's match officials as per the usual responsibilities. The FIFA World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 this year.

In addition, Brazil's News back, Mexico's Karen Diaz Medina, and the United States' Catherine Nesbat are among the 69-member assistant refereeing squad. According to, this is the result of a long process that started many years ago with the deployment of female referees in men's junior and senior tournaments.