Algarve Cup referees announced

Fifa has announced the Algarve Cup referees. The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for women’s national teams. The cup is organised by the Portuguese Football Federation and according to Fifa an important tournament in preparation of the Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. The Algarve Cup 2014 takes place between 5 and 12 March 2014.

Referee Teodora Albon, happy during tv interview after being appointed as Uefa Women's Champions League final referee.

Referee Teodora Albon, happy during tv interview after being appointed as Uefa Women’s Champions League final referee.

Two referees from Romania are selected: Teodora Albon and Cristina Dorcioman. Few months back I blog “Romanian women’s refereeing is in the lift”.

The selected referees are (per continent)

Asia (AFC): Rita Gani (Malaysia), Casey Reibelt (Australia), Jia Wang (China).
Africa: (CAF): Therese Raissa Neguel (Cameroon)
North-America (CONCACAF): Melissa Paola Borjas Pastrana (Honduras) and Sheena Dickson (Canada).
South-America (Conmebol): Yeimy Lucero Martinez Valverde (Colombia) and Olga Marilin Miranda Vilarreal (Paraguay)
Europe (Uefa): Teodora Albon (Romania), Cristina Dorcioman (Romania), Stephanie Frappart (France), Riem Hussein (Germany) and Efthalia Mitsi (Greece).

One Dutch assistent referee has been chosen: Nicolet Bakker.

Download printable list with all Algarve Cup referees and assistants

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