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Stephanie Frappart to become the first female referee to officiate a men's Champions League game when she takes charge of Juventus v Dinamo Kiev on Wednesday night Stephanie Frappart has officiated men's games before, like the 2019 Super Cup But Frappart's role on Wednesday is a first for a Champions League encounter  Italian giants Juventus have already qualified for the last-16 of the tournament 

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Published: 06:10 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 06:10 GMT, 1 December 2020

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France's Stephanie Frappart will become the first female official to take charge of a men's Champions League game when Juventus host Dinamo Kiev on Wednesday.

Frappart, who turns 37 next month, was the first female referee to officiate in a major UEFA competition match when Liverpool played Chelsea in the Super Cup in Istanbul last year.

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