14 October 2017

Esther Staubli, First Female Referee to Officiate at U-17 World Cup

Esther Staubli, First Female Referee to Officiate at U-17 World Cup


Switzerland's Esther Staubli has become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. She was the referee in the match between Japan and New Caledonia in the final round group E match.

This is in line with FIFA's objective to further develop women's football as the 38-year-old is one of seven women referees invited to the tournament in India.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The final Match of FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Source- The Hindu


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