South African umpire, Lauren Agenbag, made her maiden Women’s One-Day International assignment standing alongside Stephen Harris, Brad White and Lubabalo Gcuma, for the Proteas vs Pakistan series at the Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Cricket Stadium from 20 – 26 January 2021. Photo: CSA

Agenbag and Fritz Lauded for WODI Performances

ricket South Africa match officials, Lauren Agenbag and Shandré Fritz, receive praise for outstanding efforts following their maiden Women’s One-Day International assignments in the recently concluded series between the Momentum

South African’s Akhona Makalima is the only female referee appointed on the continent to officiate at the upcoming CAF 2021 U20 Men’s Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania. Photo: Usher Komugisha (Twitter)

Saluting Akhona Makalima’s CAF Appointment

Social media celebrates South Africa’s “SheRef”, Akhona Makalima’s CAF appointment. Makalima is the only female selected to officiate at the upcoming 2021 U20 Men’s Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania.

Match Official Stephanie Frappart broke new ground in 2020, when she became the first woman referee to take charge of a men’s UEFA Champions League match. Photo: Actu Foot (Twitter)

Women Officials Marching On

Women match officials made significant strides to break new ground in the past year, taking charge of top-class matches across the globe. Today, we look back at these incredible feats.

Women Officials Break Barriers Globally

Leading South African cricket umpire, Lauren Agenbag, is delighted regarding the rise of women officials across various sporting codes globally. She chats to gsport about women in sport breaking barriers

South African rugby referee Aimee Barrett-Theron (centre) breaks new ground by becoming the first woman to officiate a men’s Super Rugby match, on Saturday, 21 November 2020Photo: Supplied

Aimee Barrett-Theron Breaks New Ground

South African rugby referee Aimee Barrett-Theron becomes the first woman to officiate a men’s Super Rugby match, on Saturday, 21 November 2020.

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