“I have said on many occasions that the potential for women’s football has no limits and I am delighted that Stéphanie Frappart has been appointed to officiate at this year’s UEFA Super Cup along with assistant referees Manuela Nicolosi and Michelle O’Neal,” said UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin.
“As an organisation, we place the utmost importance on the development of women’s football in all areas,” he added.
This will be the first time ever a female official will take charge of a UEFA men’s competition event. Frappart refereed the Women’s World Cup final between the United States and the Netherlands in July.
Frappart will lead a team made up mostly of female officials as she will be accompanied by Manuela Nicolosi of France and Michelle O’Neal from the Republic of Ireland who will be the assistant referees for the match. Read more