Australian Assistant Referee’s Sarah Ho and Allyson Flynn have been named as officials for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
For Ho it will be her third World Cup after appearing at the 2007 and 2011 editions while for Flynn it will be her second World Cup after appearing in Germany 2011.
As well as the W-League, both Ho and Flynn, who have been previously awarded AFC Assistant Referee of the Year awards, are staples on the international scene; appearing at AFC Asian Cups, youth World Cups and at the senior level.
There were no Australian referees selected for the tournament.
FIFA today released the full list of 22 Referees and 44 Assistant Referees to officiate in Canada later this year.
Between now and 6 June, the selected group of match officials will participate in two seminars: one in Zurich from 18 to 24 April and the other in Vancouver ten days before the kick-off of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™, at which the identities of the referees and the support referees will be decided.