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Just in: FIFA picks two Nigerian referees  for Women’s World Cup

 

FIFA, the world football governing body,  has selected two Nigerian referees to officiate at the 2023 Women’s World Cup scheduled to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

The tournament is being staged from July 10 to August 20, 2023.

They are Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe, who are among 156 referees and assistant referees selected across the world.

The 2023 Women’s World Cup is expected to be played in 12 cities in both host countries.

FIFA picked Ndidi Madu as a referee for the tournament along with seven others from Africa which include Salima Mukansanga (Rwanda), Lidya Abebe (Ethiopia), Fatou Thioune (Senegal), Maria Rivet (Mauritius), Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco), Vincentia Amedome (Togo) and Dorsaf Ganouati (Tunisia).

Mimisen Iyorhe was selected as an assistant referee with 10 others.

They are Queency Victoire (Mauritius), Diana Chikotesha (Zambia), Fatiha Jermoumi (Morocco), Mary Njoroge (Kenya), Lidwine Rakotozafinoro (Madagascar), Bernadettar Kwimbira (Malawi), Fanta Kone (Mali), Carine Fomo (Cameroon), Yara Abdelfattah (Egypt).

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