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Pioneering women’s officials hope historic achievement will be first of many for female AFC referees!

Having made history as the first female referee to take charge of an AFC Champions League match, Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita sees a future where such achievements are a regular occurrence throughout Asian and world football. Thursday’s Group G match between Melbourne City FC and Jeonnam Dragons took on extra significance …

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AFC women’s match officials poised to create history in AFC Champions League!

Asian football history will be made in the 2022 AFC Champions League – Group Stage later today as Yoshimi Yamashita from Japan is poised to become the first female referee to manage a tie in the Continent’s premier men’s club competition. Alongside Yamashita, Assistant Referees, Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi …

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