Ukrainian Kateryna Monzul has been recognized the world’s best female football referee. The respective survey was conducted by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics. Annually, the survey is held among sport experts in 50 countries across the globe, IFHHS press service reports.
Monzul gained 114 points, leaving her rivals no chance. German referee Bibiana Steinhouse who won twice in previous years, this time came second with 35 points.
The Ukrainian referee has been working at international-class matches for about 10 years. She officiated the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 in Canada. In 2014, Monzul worked at the final game of UEFA Women’s Champions League.