The 35-year-old Frappart will lead a predominately feminine staff within the match on August 14, being joined by assistants Manuela Nicolosi and Michelle O’Neal. The fourth official will likely be Turkey’s Cuneyt Cakir.
“Stéphanie has proved over plenty of years that she is without doubt one of the greatest feminine referees, not simply in Europe however the world over,” mentioned UEFA chief refereeing officer Roberto Rosetti.
“She has the flexibility to officiate on the largest stage, as she proved at this 12 months’s Ladies’s World Cup ultimate.”
Frappart has already made historical past in her native nation when she grew to become the primary ladies to officiate a Ligue 1 males’s match between SC Amiens and RC Strasbourg in April this 12 months.
Nevertheless, the 35-year-old shouldn’t be the primary ladies to take cost of a aggressive UEFA males’s match. Switzerland’s Nicole Petignat refereed three UEFA Cup qualifying spherical video games between 2004 and 2009.
“As an organisation, we place the utmost significance on the event of ladies’s soccer in all areas,” mentioned UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin.
“I hope the ability and devotion that Stéphanie has proven all through her profession to achieve this degree will present inspiration to thousands and thousands of women and girls round Europe and present them there needs to be no obstacles as a way to attain one’s dream.”
The Tremendous Cup ultimate is an annual UEFA showpiece occasion which pits collectively the Champions League and Europa League winners. This 12 months the ultimate will likely be performed in Istanbul, Turkey.