Chrysoula Kourobylia to help referee Women’s World Cup match in Melbourne

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Chryssa Kourobylia has been selected by FIFA to be an assistant referee for the Women’s World Cup match between Canada and Nigeria in Melbourne on Friday, July 21.

The match will be held at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium from 12.30pm.

Chrysoula Kourobylia has been considered one of the top assistant referees in Greece for more than a decade.

The age limit for referees in Greece is 45 and Chrysoula has reached it. Being in the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) top tier of assistants, she was entitled to continue playing domestically but decided this year would be her final season after 14 years in the Super League.

Her real grand finale will take place at the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand between 20 July and 20 August.

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