IFFHS AWARDS – THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN REFEREE 2019 : STEPHANIE FRAPPART (FRANCE)

 IFFHS AWARDS 2019

THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN REFEREE 2019

THE DOMINATION OF STEPHANIE FRAPPART

90 experts and journalists from all continents crowned Stephanie Frappart to the World’s Best Woman Referee 2019 in the Annual IFFHS Awards.

The French Referee , already at the third place last year, succeeds to the four times winner Bibiana Steinhaus from Germany , leaving a huge gap to the Russian Anastasia Pustovoitova, the other revelation of the year at the second place.

At 35, Frappart stepped in a new area. She was the first French woman to referee a man Ligue 2 match in 2014, then a man Ligue 1 match in April 2019 and the first woman in Europe to whistle the UEFA Super Cup Final between FC Chelsea and FC Liverpool in August 2019. One month before,in July 2019,  she was the Referee of the Women World Cup Final betwen USA and Netherlands in Lyon ! What a year for Stephanie Frappart, crowned by IFFHS The Best Referee of the WORLD CUP in July and the World’s Best Referee of the Year !

THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN REFEREE 2019 (by IFFHS)

RankingNameCountryPoints
1Stephanie FRAPPARTFrance233
2Anastasia PUSTOVOITOVARussia93
3Bibiana STEINHAUSGermany75
4Edina Alves BATISTABrazil45
5Sara PERSSONSweden35
6Kateryna MONZULUkraine20
7Riem HUSSEINGermany17
8Esther STAUBLISwitzerland15
8Claudia UMPIERREZUruguay15
10Katalin KULCSARHungary9
11Marie Soleil BEAUDOINCanada8
12Jana ADAMKOVACzech Republic6
13Emikar Virginia CALDERASVenezuela3
13Lina LEHTOVAARAFinland3
15Sian MASSEY-ELLISEngland2
15Lucila VENEGASMexico2
17Salome DI IORIOArgentina1
17Kate JACEWICZAustralia1
17Anne Marie KEIGHLEYNew Zealand1
17Ekaterina KOROLEVAUSA1
17Glagys LENGWEZambia1

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