Heba Saadieh, 34, Is The First Palestinian, Male Or Female, To Officiate In A FIFA Women’s World Cup In 2023. She Honed Her Skills In Various Countries, Received International Recognition, And Became An Inspiration To Women, Like Yasmine Nairoukh, In Palestine And Beyond. Her Success Highlights The Progress Of Gender Inclusion In Sports.
‘So proud’: Heba Saadieh, the first Palestinian World Cup referee | Women's World Cup | Al Jazeera
Saadieh tells Al Jazeera about the ups and downs she’s faced on her way to officiating in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.