Australian referee Kate Jacewicz has been announced as one of 11 referees retained for the final phase of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Jacewicz was one of three Queensland match officials to be selected for this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup alongside Casey Reibelt and Video Assistant Referee Chris Beath.
Jacewicz, who began her refereeing career on the Gold Coast, has already officiated in three matches so far at this year’s tournament.
The Queensland-raised referee was fourth official for two games in the group stages between Norway and Nigeria and Canada and New Zealand, before picking up the whistle as referee of Sweden and Canada’s Round of 16 match yesterday.
Jacewicz’s next appointment is as fourth official for France and USA’s Quarter Finals match on Friday, 28 June local time.
Referee teams retained for final phase of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019:
- Kate Jacewicz (AUS)
- Edina Alves (BRA)
- Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (CAN)
- Qin Liang (CHN)
- Stephanie Frappart (FRA, photo)
- Melissa Borjas (HON)
- Katalin Kulcsar (HUN)
- Lucila Venegas (MEX)
- Anastasia Pustovoitova (RUS)
- Kateryna Monzul (UKR)
- Claudia Umpierrez (URU)
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