FIFA names officials for 2022 Qatar World Cup, seven Argentines, female referees included


FIFA have announced the list of officials for the 2022 Qatar World Cup with female referees included.

When the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup begins in November, it will have seven Argentine referees as part of the officials. Those seven being:

Fernando Rapallini (referee)
Facundo Tello (referee)
Juan Pablo Belatti (assistant referee, linesman)
Diego Bonfa (assistant referee, linesman)
Ezequiel Brailovsky (assistant referee, linesman)
Gabriel Chade (assistant referee, linesman)
Mauro Vigliano (VAR)

Fernando Rapallini, Juan Pablo Belatti and Diego Bonfá officiated 3 matches at Euro 2020:

Ukraine vs. North Macedonia (group)
Croatia vs. Scotland 󠁿(group)
France vs. Switzerland (Round of 16)

It was also announced that for the first time ever, a female would referee at a Men’s World Cup. Here is the complete list of referees:


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