Frappart becomes the first female referee in a men’s World Cup match
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — France’s Stephanie Frappart made soccer history Tuesday as the first woman to officiate a men’s World Cup match when she took the field as the fourth official for the Mexico-Poland game.
Frappart, Japan’s Yamashita Yoshimi and Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga are the first women selected as referees for soccer’s biggest tournament. They were among the 36 total referees at the Qatar tournament.
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