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France’s Stephanie Frappart will be the first woman to referee a men’s Champions League match

fr24news– The 36-year-old has already made history as the first woman to referee in France’s top flight and took charge of the 2019 UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea. She also made her Europa League debut in October.

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France’s Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a men’s Champions League match on Wednesday when Juventus host Dynamo Kiev in Turin, the European football governing body has confirmed.
The 36-year-old has already made history as the first woman to referee in France’s top flight and took charge of the 2019 UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea. She also made her Europa League debut in October.

This is the first time that a woman has been nominated to referee a match in Europe’s most prestigious club competition.

Italian giants Juventus welcome Ukrainian squad Dinamo to Group G at Allianz Stadium.

Juventus, second in the group, have already finished the last 16 with the Barcelona leader, with two games to go.

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