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Qatar World Cup: Women referees to feature for first time in men's competition

Women referees will make World Cup history this year by officiating games at a major men's tournament for the first time in Qatar. Three women referees and three women assistant referees were announced on Thursday by FIFA among 129 officials selected for World Cup duty, including one man who caused controversy when refereeing a chaotic African Cup of Nations game in January while experiencing heatstroke.
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Female referees to officiate men’s World Cup for 1st time

GENEVA (AP) — Female referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men’s tournament for the first time in Qatar. Three female referees and three female assistant referees were announced Thursday by FIFA among 129 officials selected for World Cup duty, including one man who caused controversy when refereeing a chaotic African Cup of Nations game in January while suffering with heatstroke.
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