Pioneering female referee Yamashita hoping to inspire

Japanese soccer referee Yoshimi Yamashita poses for a photograph during her news conference before FIFA Women's World Cup in Tokyo, Japan, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jack Tarrant

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men’s match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game. Along with Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi, Yamashita made history last Wednesday when […]

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