Australian referee Kate Jacewicz and assistant referee Renae Coghill have been named by the FIFA Referees Committee for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018.
Fifteen female referees and 30 female assistant referees have been appointed to officiate at the upcoming tournament.
The selection criteria for the match officials from 21 different countries was based on their experience in their respective association and confederation competitions, as well as their levels of fitness and ability to read the game.
Jacewicz is not new to the international stage having officiated at her first World Cup at the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup where, along with Coghill, she became the first Australian since Tammy Ogston (2007) to be the main referee at a FIFA final.
Those selected for the tournament will also be candidates to officiate at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.