Female referees to officiate at men’s World Cup for the first time

Three female referees and three female assistants selectedFemale officials have never worked at major men’s tournamentFemale referees will make World Cup history this year in Qatar by officiating at a major men’s tournament for the first time.Three female referees and three female assistant referees were announced on Thursday by Fifa among 129 officials selected for World Cup duty, including one man who caused controversy when refereeing a chaotic African Cup of Nations game in January while suffering with heatstroke.