All-female team of refs at Czech soccer match
The Czech soccer federation says that a men’s professional match
in the Czech Republic will be refereed by an all-female team of
officials for the first time.
The federation says Dagmar Damkova was selected to referee a
second division match between Dukla Prague and Zlin on Saturday
when Adriana Secova and Lucie Ratajova will be her assistant
Damkova is the top Czech female referee. In 2003, she became the
first woman to officiate a Czech league match.
She also will take charge of matches at the upcoming women’s
World Cup in Germany.