The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s talented match officials will take centre stage at the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India after 14 referees, assistant referees and video match officials from seven Member Associations (MAs) were appointed to the showpiece.
Pansa Chaisanit of Thailand, Edita Mirabidova of Uzbekistan and Oh Hyeon Jeong of South Korea have been selected as referees to India, marking their first appointments in a FIFA tournament, as the main referees.
They will be joined by assistant referees Supawan Hinthong and Nuannid Donjiangreed of Thailand, Joanna Charaktis of Australia, Kristina Sereda of Uzbekistan and Chinese duo Fang Yan and Xie Lijun.
In addition, five video match officials — Omar Mohamed Al Ali from the United Arab Emirates, Hanna Hattab from Syria, Sivakorn Pu-Udom from Thailand and Australia’s Lara Lee and Casey Reibelt — will assist from the VAR room.
The 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India will be the third FIFA women’s tournament to utilise VAR following the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup – Costa Rica and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup – France.
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