Women referees train in Doha ahead of 2022 World Cup

For the first time ever there will be women referees at a men’s World Cup finals. France’s Stephanie Frappart, Salima Mukansanga from Rwanda and Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita are among the 36 match referees due to officiate a tournament surrounded by controversy, including criticism of the host nation’s record on women’s rights.

Published : Nov 19, 2022 10:11 IST

Sign in to unlock all user benefits
  • Get notified on top games and events
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign up / manage to our newsletters with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early bird access to discounts & offers to our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide to our community guidelines for posting your comment