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.

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: 20 March 2021. Additions are always welcome per e-mail.

All Female Teams in men’s top football

2003

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

2009

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

2015

27 September 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

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

2019

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

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

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

2020

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

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

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

2021

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

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

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

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