Frappart and Turpin continue the adventure

Paul Roget, Media 365: posted on Wed Dec 7, 2022 at 11:41pm

Stephanie Frappart and Clément Turpin remain among the referees who will officiate in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, in contrast to the now famous French-Tunisian referee, New Zealander Matthew Conger.

Still racing. Stephanie Frappart, who became The first woman in history to officiate a men’s World Cup match From football through Germany and Costa Rica, Clement Turpin, after Uruguay, South Korea and Ecuador and SenegalHe led his third match on Monday with the round of 16 between the Brazilians and the South Koreans, and he will remain in Qatar. The tricolor referees are not part of the list, revealed by the FIFA Referees Committee, of those no longer officiating at the Qatar World Cup..

Frappart, a true pioneer who was already the first woman to officiate in Ligue 2, Ligue 1, the European Super Cup, the Champions League and the Coupe de France final, admitted that she “couldn’t have imagined” a World Cup officiant. , distance Making history again Being the fourth ruler of Mexico and Poland. “I’m very moved because it wasn’t necessarily expected. The World Cup is the pinnacle.”explained the one who can thus manage the quarter-finals of the World Cup, or even better … like Turpin, who had already refereed at the 2018 World Cup, but only in the group stage (Uruguay – Saudi Arabia and Switzerland – Costa Rica ).

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On the other hand, New Zealander Matthew Conger’s adventure stops there. Rule France vs Tunisia match It sparked great controversy. While the Tunisians were leading 1-0, Antoine Griezmann thought he had leveled the scores in extra time. After the match resumed, the referee blew the final whistle, before calling the video assistant referee and canceling the goal due to Griezmann’s infiltration in the middle of Aurelien Tchoamene. A decision contrary to the protocol for the use of the video assistant referee prompted the French Football Federation to file a complaint with FIFA. But she was I declined on Monday without further explanation.

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