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German officials to handle Canada-Ghana opener in Women's U20 World Cup

Published on: 05 August 2014
German referee Bibiana Steinhaus

German referee Bibiana Steinhaus will officiate the 2014 FIFA Women’s Under-20 World Cup opener between Canada and Ghana on Tuesday.

Steinhaus, nicknamed ‘First Lady’ of German referees will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Katrin Rafalski and Marina Wozniak with Hungarian Katalin Kulcsar serving as the fourth official.

The 35-year-old his top notch having officiated in two previous World Cups in 2008 and 2010 as well as the finals of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in his native Germany.

The Black Princesses will play their host at the Toronto National Soccer stadium on Tuesday night hoping to start on a positive note.


This article has 4 comment(s), give your comment
  • Seth Opoku says:
    August 05, 2014 11:57 am
    Wishing the black princes the best of luck.Go for the trophy
  • Seth says:
    August 05, 2014 12:25 pm
    Even if Ghanaian referees handle the match,black princess will lose today.
  • Michael says:
    August 05, 2014 06:42 pm
    GSN,please your editing. You have referred to the 'First Lady'as 'his'instead of 'her' twice.
  • Nana(RSA) says:
    August 05, 2014 08:33 pm
    What time is the match?