FIFA U-20 WWC: FIFA names 2 Africans, 13 others as referees for France 2018

Paris, France (PANA) - The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 15 female referees, including two Africans, and 30 female assistant referees, among them 4 Africans, to officiate at the upcoming FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, France 2018.

FIFA said in its website that the selection criteria for the match officials from 21 different countries was based on their experience in their respective association and confederation competitions, as well as their levels of fitness and ability to read the game.

Those selected for the tournament in Brittany this summer will also be candidates to officiate at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.

The four official host cities for the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup France are located across Brittany: Concarneau (Stade Guy Piriou), Dinan/Léhon (Stade du Clos Gastel in Léhon), Saint-Malo (Stade Marville) and Vannes (Stade de la Rabine).

Vannes will host the opening match of the competition on 5 August as well as the final on 24 August.

Ghana and Nigeria are Africa's two representatives in the tournament.

Below is the list of appointed officials -

Referees

Asia (AFC)
JACEWICZ Kate - AUSTRALIA
QIN Liang - CHINA
RI Hyang Ok - NORTH KOREA

Africa (CAF)
ABEBE Lidya Tafesse - ETHIOPIA
LENGWE Gladys - ZAMBIA

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)
CHENARD Carol Anne - CANADA
BORJAS Melissa - HONDURAS

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL)
ALVES BATISTA Edina - BRAZIL
UMPIÉRREZ Claudia - URUGUAY

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)
KEIGHLEY Anna-Marie - NEW ZEALAND

Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
ADAMKOVA Jana - CZE
FRAPPART Stephanie - FRA
MONZUL Kateryna -UKR
STAUBLI Esther - SUI
STEINHAUS Bibiana - GER

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The Assistant referees are -

Asia (AFC)
COGHILL Renae - AUSTRALIA
CUI Yongmei - CHINA
FANG Yan - CHINA
FERNANDES Uvena - INDIA
HONG Kum Nyo - NORTH KOREA
KIM Kyoung Min - SOUTH KOREA

Africa (CAF)
KWIMBIRA Bernadettar - MALAWI
NJOROGE Mary - KENYA
RAKOTOZAFINORO Lidwine - MADAGASCAR
VICTOIRE Queency - MAURITIUS

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)
BOUDREAU Chantal - CANADA
BRIONES Yudilia - MEXICO
NESBITT Kathryn - USA
PERELLÓ Shirley - HONDURAS

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL)
AMBOYA Monica - ECUADOR
BACK Neuza - BRAZIL
MASCARAÑA Luciana - URUGUAY
SACILOTTI Tatiane - BRAZIL

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)
KAUMATULE Lata - TONGA
SALAMASINA Maria - SAMOA

Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
IUGULESCU Petruta - ROMANIA
KOUROMPYLIA Chrysoula - GREECE
KÜNG Susanne - SWITZERLAND
MASSEY Sian - ENGLAND
NICOLOSI Manuela - FRANCE
O'NEILL Michelle - IRELAND
PIERRE Belinda - SWITZERLAND
RAFALSKI Katrin - GERMANY
RODAK Sanja - CROATIA
STRILETSKA Maryna - UKRAIN
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09 may 2018 14:49:23




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