The official website for European football

Meet the female officials team

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2009, 0.46CET
We talk to top Finnish referee Kirsi Heikkinen and assistant Tonja Paavola.

This content is streamed in such a way that it is protected and available only in a Flash format. Your device seems not to be compatible with our Flash video player.

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2009, 0.46CET

Meet the female officials team

We talk to top Finnish referee Kirsi Heikkinen and assistant Tonja Paavola.

The UEFA Training Ground was at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009 to find out more about the Finnish referee and assistant referee team of Kirsi Heikinnen and Tonja Paavola. Why is concentration even more important for a referee in the women's game and what is an assistant referee's duties during a penalty shootout? The answers to these questions and more are revealed by the team that took charge of the 2010 UEFA Women's Champions League final.

 
Last updated: 28/11/12 16.29CET

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=884654.html#meet+female+officials+team

UEFA.com features

Talents out to shine in UEFA Champions League
  • Talents out to shine in UEFA Champions League
  • Bulgarian keepers' best European displays
  • Jelić soaring after five-star debut for Rad
  • Newcomers Eibar make coach Garitano proud
  • Balzan ambition helping Malta
  • Shaw's Spanish journey aids Perth
  • Bundesliga preview ... are Bayern beatable?
  • Who are  FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk?
  • Kazakh clubs' greatest European nights
  • See your favourite Steaua moments
1 of 10
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.