Stephanie Freipart said before tournament that she hoped the inclusion of female referees in Qatar would

Make things possible on a bigger level.

French referee Stephanie Freipart will lead the first female umpiring team for a men's World Cup match.

Stephanie Freipart First female referees in men soccer World Cup
Stephanie Freipart photo AFP


FIFA announced on Tuesday that Stephanie Freipart. 1st woman to referee a men World Cup match. Will be joined by Brazil Niuezabek &  Mexico Karen Diaz Medina in Thursday's crucial Group E match.


The 38 years old will cross another milestone in her career at Al Bait Stadium.

According to the Guardian, he has officiated in the Men World Cup Qualifiers in March. the 2020 Men Champions League the 2019 UEFA Super Cup Final and League 1 matches.


Stephanie Freipart was the fourth official in the Group C match between Poland & Mexico. 2 other referees, Salima Mukinsanga of Rwanda and Yamashita Yoshimi of Japan. have also been added to the pool of FIFA World Cup Officials.

Newza Beck and Karen Diaz Medina. A well as United States official Catherine Nesbitt were also called in as assistants.


Stephanie Freipart said before the tournament that she hoped the inclusion of female referees in Qatar would. Make things possible on a bigger level.

Report Sources : IU Reports Javed.

He also said that it is a strong signal from FIFA & the authorities to have female referees in this country