FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2018

The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 15 female referees and 30 female assistant referees to officiate at the upcoming FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. The selection criteria for the match officials from 21 different countries was based on their experience in their respective association and confederation competitions, as well as their levels of fitness and ability to read the game. Those selected for the tournament in Brittany this summer will also be candidates to officiate at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. The four official host cities for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 are located across Brittany: Concarneau (Stade Guy Piriou), Dinan/Léhon (Stade du Clos Gastel in Léhon), Saint-Malo (Stade de Marville) and Vannes (Stade de la Rabine). Vannes will host the opening match of the competition on 5 August, as well as the final on 24 August. (Source: FIFA)


AFC
Referee: Kate Jacewicz (AUS, 1985)
Assistant Referee 1: Renae Coghill (AUS, 1979)
Assistant Referee 2: Uvena Fernandes (IND, 1981)

Referee: Qin Liang (CHN, 1979)
Assistant Referee 1: Fang Yan (CHN, 1979)
Assistant Referee 2: Kim Kyoung Min (KOR, 1980)

Referee: Ri Hyang Ok (PRK, 1977)
Assistant Referee 1: Hong Kum Nyo (PRK, 1973)
Assistant Referee 2: Cui Yongmei (CHN, 1979)

CAF
Referee: Lidya Tafesse Abebe (ETH, 1980)
Assistant Referee 1: Queency Victoire (MRI, 1987)
Assistant Referee 2: Mary Njoroge (KEN, 1985)

Referee: Gladys Lengwe (ZAM, 1978)
Assistant Referee 1: Bernadettar Kwimbira (MWI, 1981)
Assistant Referee 2: Lidwine Rakotozafinoro (MAD, 1978)

CONCACAF
Referee: Melissa Borjas (HON, 1986)
Assistant Referee 1: Shirley Perello (HON, 1986)
Assistant Referee 2: Yudilia Briones (MEX, 1986)

Referee: Carol Anne Chenard (CAN, 1977)
Assistant Referee 1: Kathryn Nesbitt (USA, 1988)
Assistant Referee 2: Chantal Boudreau (CAN, 1989)

CONMEBOL
Referee: Edina Alves (BRA, 1980)
Assistant Referee 1: Neuza Back (BRA, 1984)
Assistant Referee 2: Tatiane Sacilotti (BRA, 1986)

Referee: Claudia Umpierrez (URU, 1983, photo)
Assistant Referee 1: Luciana Mascarana (URU, 1981)
Assistant Referee 2: Monica Amboya (ECU, 1982)

OFC
Referee: Anna-Marie Keighley (NZL, 1982)
Assistant Referee 1: Lata Kaumatule (TGA, 1985)
Assistant Referee 2: Maria Salamasina (SAM, 1989)

UEFA
Referee: Jana Adamkova (CZE, 1978)
Assistant Referee 1: Sian Massey (ENG, 1985)
Assistant Referee 2: Sanja Rodjak-Karšić (CRO, 1983)

Referee: Stephanie Frappart (FRA, 1983)
Assistant Referee 1: Manuela Nicolosi (FRA, 1980)
Assistant Referee 2: Michelle O’Neill (IRL, 1978)

Referee: Kateryna Monzul (UKR, 1981)
Assistant Referee 1: Maryna Striletska (UKR, 1983)
Assistant Referee 2: Petruta Iugulescu (ROU, 1979)

Referee: Esther Staubli (SUI, 1979)
Assistant Referee 1: Belinda Pierre (SUI, 1987)
Assistant Referee 2: Susanne Kung (SUI, 1988)

Referee: Bibiana Steinhaus (GER, 1979)
Assistant Referee 1: Katrin Rafalski (GER, 1982)
Assistant Referee 2: Chrysoula Kourompylia (GRE, 1977)