Connect with us

Sports

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier

Published

on

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier.png

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier

French football referee Stéphanie Frappart has become the first woman to referee a qualifying match for a men’s World Cup when she took charge of Saturday’s clash between the Netherlands and Latvia in Amsterdam.

“Stephanie Frappart makes more history! Congratulations on becoming the first female to referee a men’s #WCQ (World Cup Qualifier),” tweeted FIFA.

The 37 year who old has been on the FIFA International Referees List since 2009, and has refereed several high-profile matches became the first woman to referee a major men’s European match and a French Ligue 1 match, both in 2019, and the first woman to officiate a UEFA Champions League match in 2020.

Saturday’s match is the second time Frappart has refereed a match featuring Latvia as she took charge of their UEFA Nations League game with Malta in September.

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier Newsheadlinesng bringing you updates

Follow us@Newsheadlinesng on social media

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest

I got married at 20 divorced at 22-Don Jazzy narrates I got married at 20 divorced at 22-Don Jazzy narrates
Entertainment2 weeks ago

I got married at 20 divorced at 22-Don Jazzy narrates

I got married at 20 divorced at 22-Don Jazzy narrates Renowned Nigerian Music Producer and CEO Mavin Records Don Jazzy...

BREAKING Saudi Arabia to plant 50bn trees -Embassy BREAKING Saudi Arabia to plant 50bn trees -Embassy
Headlines2 weeks ago

BREAKING Saudi Arabia to plant 50bn trees -Embassy

Saudi Arabia to plant 50bn trees In a bid to fight Environmental Hazard, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set...

BREAKING 2023: INEC rejects NIN for voter registration BREAKING 2023: INEC rejects NIN for voter registration
Headlines2 weeks ago

BREAKING 2023: INEC rejects NIN for voter registration

INEC rejects NIN for voter registration The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has refused the use of National Identification Number for...

BREAKING NIN-Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards in April BREAKING NIN-Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards in April
Breaking2 weeks ago

BREAKING NIN-Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards in April

Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards in April Following the slated time for blocking of Sim cards not linked...

BREAKING Eleven tankers burnt in Kaduna inferno BREAKING Eleven tankers burnt in Kaduna inferno
Breaking2 weeks ago

BREAKING Eleven tankers burnt in Kaduna inferno

Eleven tankers burnt in Kaduna inferno An Uncontrollable fire outbreak hits a tanker parking garage in Anguwan Mu’azu , Kaduna...

Alex Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19 Alex Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19
Sports2 weeks ago

Alex Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19

Alex Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19 Nigerian Football Star Alex Iwobi tests Negative for COVID-19. This caused him to miss...

Police arrest carpenter for accusing Fani-Kayode of rights abuse Police arrest carpenter for accusing Fani-Kayode of rights abuse
Breaking2 weeks ago

Police arrest carpenter for accusing Fani-Kayode of rights abuse

Police arrest carpenter for accusing Fani-Kayode of rights abuse The Police, FCT command arraigns carpenter identified as Azubuike Osakwe,who once...

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier
Sports3 weeks ago

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier

Frappart becomes first woman to referee men’s World Cup qualifier French football referee Stéphanie Frappart has become the first woman...

Troops kill 48 Boko Haram members in Chibok Troops kill 48 Boko Haram members in Chibok
Headlines3 weeks ago

Troops kill 48 Boko Haram members in Chibok

Troops kill 48 Boko Haram members in Chibok Nigerian Army in Troops deployed to Chibok under 28 Task Force Brigade...

Fans welcome Burna Boy in Rivers State Fans welcome Burna Boy in Rivers State
Entertainment3 weeks ago

Fans welcome Burna Boy in Rivers State

Fans welcome Burna Boy in Rivers State Grammy Award winning Singer and Songwriter Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu professionally known as Burna...