Kuala Lumpur: Ri Hyang-ok, from DPR Korea, is one of the 12 Asian referees and assistant referees selected to officiate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup which begins in France next week.
And for the former DPR Korea player and experienced referee, it will be her final bow from refereeing duties after officiating in her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada in 2015.
Ri, who also represented her country as a player in two FIFA Women’s World Cup - in 1999 and 2003 - said: “As a player, I represented my country in two FIFA Women’s World Cup, but I didn’t qualify from the group stage. That’s why I decided to become a referee, so my dream is to officiate in the Finals.".....
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