Female referees to officiate 2019 UEFA Super Cup final

  • 17:37 02 August 2019

Female referees to officiate 2019 UEFA Super Cup final

Female team of referees, led by Stephanie Frappart, has been appointed to officiate the 2019 UEFA Super Cup between football clubs Liverpool and Chelsea, the press office of the European governing football body announced in a statement on Friday, ONA reports citing UEFA.

"History will be made at the UEFA Super Cup on 14 August in Istanbul as Stephanie Frappart will lead a team of predominantly female officials who will take charge of the encounter between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC," UEFA’s statement reads.

Frappart was appointed the head referee of the match, while Manuela Nicolosi of France and Michelle O'Neill from the Republic of Ireland will serve as the assistant referees.

The UEFA Super Cup between the Champions League winners Liverpool FC and Europa League Champions Chelsea FC is scheduled to be held at the Vadafone Park in Turkey’s Istanbul on August 14.

Faig Mahmudov