Stephanie Frappart to become first female referee of tournament in Germany and Costa Rica Stephanie Frapart became the first woman to referee the men’s Champion league, World cup qualifying and league one, and will now break new records as part of an all female referee team at the world cup 2022.
Stephanie Frappart will became the first woman referee in men’s World cup, she was officially chosen Thursday’s match between Germany and Costa Rica.
The 38 year old woman will lead all female on field team for the Group E match at the Al Bayt Stadium, with Brazil’s Nuza Backe and Mexican Karen Diaz Medina selected as her assistants.
Frappart has already made history at this world cup tournament, becoming the first female official for a Men’s World Cup match when she was the fourth official for a goalless draw between Mexico and Poland last Tuesday.
There is three female referees in its list of 36 for the competition, with Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga and Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita also in Qatar world cup 2022.
French official has already written her name in the history books. In March 2021 she became the first female referee to official men’s world cup qualifier as the Netherlands beat Latvia 2-0 in Amsterdam.
In December 2020 she became the first female official to officiate a men’s Champions League match when Italian Champions Juventus beat Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 in the group stage match in Turin.
Stephanie Frappart also refereed the Super Cup match between Liverpool and Chelsea in 2019 and the Woman’s World Cup final between the US and Netherlands in same year.
Before starting the tournament Frappart said that she hoped the inclusion of female referee in Qatar would make things happen on a broader level. It will be a strong sign from FIFA authorities to have woman referee in the country.
For the first time ever, there will be six female referees working the FIFA Men’s World Cup, which kicks off in Qatar in two days.Catherine Nesbitt, one of Qatar’s six elected judges, previously worked as an analytical chemist. Japanese Yoshimi Yamashita and French Stephanie Frappart. Additionally, Salima Muksanga of Rwanda is one of the three primary female referees for the competition along with Nesbitt. Assistant referees were Brazilian Nija Backe and Mexican Karen Diaz Medina.
Qatar selection for female referee
After approximately 90 years of waiting, according to this. For the first time ever, FIFA has been given permission to referee a Women’s World Cup game. Having chosen three referees to help with the refereeing, World Cup in Qatar. Three of the 36 officials chosen by the International Football Federation (FIFA) have experience as assistance officials. Salima Mukansanga of Rwanda, Stephanie Frapper of France, and Yoshimi Yamashita of Japan.
Three field umpires were chosen in addition to the assistant referees after they shown their abilities in the men’s game: American Katherine Nesbitt, Mexican Karen Dáz Medina, and Brazilian Noisea Pac. 3 arena boss
Stéphanie Frapart of France, Salima Mukansanga of Rwanda, and Yoshimi Yamashita of Japan are three women who concur that elections are now decided on merit rather than gender and that they no longer want their gender to be the focus of conversation and attention.
The World Cup in Qatar is also a logical continuation of the French Division II (2014) swift ascension to the Men’s First Division (2019), European Super Cup (August 2019), Champions League (December 2020), and French Cup final, most notably in 38-year-old Frenchwoman Stéphanie Frappard (May 2022). All of this elevated him to the position of global arbitrator in France and Europe.