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UEFA Women's Euro Officials


UEFA Announced Women’s Euro Officials | 12 Referees Are Selected

UEFA Women's Euro Officials Listed by UEFAs.

UEFA has made its choices and for the first time, UEFA selected female referee as Women’s Euro Officials. EURO 2022, is set to begins in July. There will be 12 referees in charge of the 31 matches, which are scheduled from July 6 to 31. VAR will also be in use at the tournament in England something of a first for the competition.

Refereeing team

A refereeing team comprises a referee, two assistant referees, a fourth official, and a team of two video assistant referees (VAR) at the stadium.

First Ever VAR used at a Women’s EUROs

This is the first time video assistant referees are being used at all matches in a UEFA Women’s EURO final tournament.

However, VAR has been used in the women’s game before, notably in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019. Controversially, Scotland was knocked out of the tournament by Argentina because of a VAR decision: goalkeeper Lee Alexander was judged to have moved off her line ahead of making a penalty save.

Official Referees for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

The referees for the UEFA Women’s EUROS are as follows:

1Jana AdamkovaCzech Republic
2Iuliana DemetrescuRomania
3Cheryl FosterWales
4Stephanie FrappartFrance
5Marta Huerta de AzaSpain
6Riem HusseinGermany
7Lina LehtovaaraFinland
8Ivana MartincicCroatia
9Kateryna MonzulUkraine
10Tess OlofssonSweden
11Esther StaubliSwitzerland
12Rebecca WelchEngland

UEFA and CONMEBOL have an exchange program, and a South American refereeing team led by Emikar Calderas Barrera will be joining their European counterparts in England this summer.

VAR officials for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022?

The VAR officials are:

Ella de VriesBelgium
Chris KavanaghEngland
Guillermo Cuardo FernandezSpain
Jose Maria Sanchez MartinezSpain
Benoit MillotFrance
Maika VanderstichelFrance
Christian DessertGermany
Harm OsmersGermany
Maurizio MarianiItaly
Paolo ValeriItaly
Dennis HigherNetherlands
Pol van BoekelNetherlands
Bartosz FrankowskiPoland
Tomasz KwiatkowskiPoland
Luis Miguel Branco GodinhoPortugal
Tiago Lopes MartinsPortugal

Assistant referees for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022?

The assistant referees are:

Sara TelekAustria
Mary Blanco BolivarColombia
Sanja Rodak KarsicCroatia
Polyxeni IrodotouCyprus
Lucie RatajovaCzech Republic
Sian Massey-EllisEngland
Lisa RashidEngland
Guadalupe Porras AyusoSpain
Karolin KaivojaEstonia
Manuela NicolosiFrance
Elodie CoppolaFrance
Katrin RafalskiGermany
Chrysoula KourompyliaGreece
Anita VadHungary
Michelle O’NeillRepublic of Ireland
Francesca Di MonteItaly
Franca OvertoomNetherlands
Paulina BaranowskaPoland
Petra IugulescuRomania
Stasa SpurSlovenia
Susanne KungSwitzerland
Maria SukenikovaSlovakia
Almira SpahicSweden
Maryna StriletskaUkraine
Migdalia Rodriguez ChirinoVenezuela

There are also two support officials, who act as either fourth officials or reserve assistant referees:

  • Ivana Projkovska (North Macedonia)
  • Lorraine Watson (Scotland)

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