Myanmar female referee serves in AFC Women’s Asian Cup


Myanmar women’s referee Daw Thein Thein Aye, who has been selected to officiate the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in India, was in-charge of two matches in the tourney.
Daw Thein Thein Aye served as a referee in a group match and a quarter-final match of the AFC tourney on 27 and 30 January.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has selected 16 referees for the tournament, with Daw Thein Thein Aye from Myanmar and three from South East Asia.
The quarter-finals of the AFC Women’s Cup are over but there will be one final and three more play-offs for the 2023 Women’s World Cup qualifiers.
Following on the quarter-finals, defending champions Japan, South Korea, China and the Philippines have qualified for the semi-finals, with all four qualifying for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Thailand, Viet Nam and China Taipei who have lost in the quarter-finals will join a play-off match for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, while Australia will now co-host the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Daw Thein Thein Aye has been in charge of women’s football at the World-Class tourneys, including 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Puebla, New Guinea. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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