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Meet the female officials team

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

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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.

 
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