France’s Stephanie Frappart will change into the primary feminine official to take cost of a males’s Champions League sport when Juventus host Dynamo Kyiv on Wednesday.
Frappart, who turns 37 subsequent month, was the primary feminine referee to officiate in a significant UEFA competitors match when Liverpool performed Chelsea within the Tremendous Cup in Istanbul final yr.
She additionally officiated the 2019 Ladies’s World Cup last between america and Netherlands and have become the primary feminine referee to take cost of a French Ligue 1 match when Amiens performed Strasbourg in April final yr.
She oversaw her first Europa League sport in October when Leicester Metropolis hosted Zorya Luhansk.
Switzerland’s Nicole Petignat was the primary feminine referee to officiate in UEFA matches when she was put in command of three UEFA Cup qualifying spherical video games between 2004 and 2009.
Juventus, who has already certified for the final 16, are second in Group G with 9 factors from 4 video games, eight factors away from Dynamo Kyiv and three behind Barcelona, who face Ferencvaros on Wednesday.