All female teams in men’s top football

All female teams refereeing men’s football. What a mixture in football, which is otherwise strictly separated into women’s football and men’s football.

Female referees in professional men’s football have existed since the 1990s. At first, there were only a few, and they were only used occasionally. With the start of the new millennium, there were more and since 2019 the number has been increasing sharply in the world. The number of all female refereeing team also increased, especially in 2020.

In fact, a fairly steady number of all female teams can be seen from the mid-2010s onwards.

[yellow_box]This overview gathers all female teams in continental competitions of men’s football as well as nationally in the respective first division.
It is constantly updated – current status: August 31, 2021. Additions are always welcome per e-mail.[/yellow_box]

All Female Teams in men’s top football

All Female Teams are a match official team with an female referee and two female assistant referee, supplemented, if possible, by a female 4th official.

2003

June 23, 2003, Brazil, Serie A:
Referee: Silvia Regina de Oliveira
Assistant Referees: Aline Lopes Lambert, Ana Paula Oliveira

2009

October 31, 2009, Senegal, Ligue 1:
Referee: Fadouma Dia
Assistant Referees: names unknown

2015

September 27, 2015, Botsuana, Botsuana Premier League:
Referee: Julia Lekgowe
Assistant Referees: Yvone Letota, Tshepiso Ramothogobeng

2018

Since 2018: Ukraine, Premjer Liha:
Referee: Kateryna Monzul
Assistant Referees: Ardasheva, Oleksandra, Maryna Serhiivna Striletska

May 5, 2018, Wales, Cymru Cup:
Referee: Cheryl Foster
Assistant Referees: Laura Griffiths, Sian Williams
4th Official: Charlie Smith

June 18, 2018: USL Championship:
Referee: Ceciah Valero
Assistant Referees: Melissa Gonzalez, Samantha Martinez
4th Official: Pamela Gonzalez

2019

May 12, 2019, Canada, Canadian Premier League:
Referee: Carol Anne Chenard
Assistant Referees: Stéphanie Fortin, Beaudoin, Marie-Soleil
4th Official: Alexis Vaughan

May 14, 2019, Myanmar, AFC Cup:
Referee: Yoshimi Yamashita
Assistant Referees: Makoto Bozono, Naomi Teshirogi

August 10, 2019, Canada, Canadian Premier League
Referee: Marie-Soleil Beaudoin
Assistant Referees: Chantal Boudreau, Stéphanie Fortin

August 24, 2019, Turkey, UEFA Super Cup:
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart
Assistant Referees: Manuela Nicolosi, Michelle O’Neal
4th Official: Paula Brady

September 15, 2019, Canada, Canadian Premier League
Referee: Marie-Soleil Beaudoin
Assistant Referees: Chantal Boudreau, Stéphanie Fortin

2020

November 14, 2020, San Marino Nations League:
Referee: Kateryna Monzul
Assistant Referees: Oleksandra Ardasheva, Maryna Serhiivna Striletska
4th Official: Anastasiya Romanyuk

December 3, 2020, Belgium, Europa League:
Referee: Kateryna Monzul
Assistant Referees: Oleksandra Ardasheva, Maryna Serhiivna Striletska
4th Official: Anastasiya Romanyuk

December 10, 2020, Georgia, Erovnuli Liga:
Referee: Khatuna Maisuradze
Assistant Referees: Sopho Rijamadze, Ketevan Gaiparashvili
4th Official: Vika Sakhuria

2021

January 15, 2021, Mozambique, Moçambola (Opening match of the new season).
Referee: Ema Novo
Assistant Referees: Olinda Augusto, Roda Augusto

January 23, 2021, Cameroon, CHAN:
Referee: Lidya Tafesse Abebe
Assistant Referees: Bernadettar Kwimbira, Mimisen Agatha Iyorhe

February 7, 2021, Qatar, CWC:
Referee: Edina Alves Battista
Assistant Referees: Neuza Ines Back, Mariana de Almeida

February 27, 2021, Columbia, Primera B:
Referee: MarĂ­a Daza
Assistant Referees: Mary Blanco, Nataly Artega
4th Official: Vanessa Ceballos

May 1, 2021, USL Championship:
Referee: Tori Penso
Assistant Referees: Brooke Mayo, Meghan Mullen
4th Official: Alyssa Nichols

May 19, 2021, Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship
Referee: Tori Penso
Assistant Referees: Karen Diaz, Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing
4th Official: Francia Gonzalez
Referee Assessor: Dianne Ferreira-James

May 27, 2021, Copa Libertadores
Referee: Edina Alves Batista
Assistant Referees: Neuza Back, Cindy Nahuelcoy
4th Official: Maria Belen Carvajal
VAR: Ana Paula de Oliveira
Referee Assessor: Sabrina Lois

September 5, 2021, FIFA World Cup Qualifier
Referee: Kateryna Monzul
Assistant Referees: Maryna Serhiivna Striletska, Svitlana Grusho
4th Official: Liudmyla Telbukh

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