Gladys Lengwe continues to make her mark
“This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”
These lyrics from legendary singer James Brown seem the perfect fit for the current generation of female referees, with a growing number of women overseeing men’s matches. The FIFA U-17 World Cup, for example, was the first FIFA men’s tournament where female officials were also used.