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Morisset appointed to FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

Posted on 17 September 2012 in ↳ Women's EXCEL U-18 to U-20

Canadian Suzanne Morisset of Beauport, QC has been appointed to the list of officials for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012. Morisset is one of 41 international referees and assistant referees selected for the 16-team tournament. This year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup runs 22 September to 13 October.

Assistant referee Morisset is the second Canadian to serve as an official at the biennial FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup since the tournament was inaugurated in 2008. Referee Michelle Pye was previously appointed to the tournament at New Zealand 2008 and Trinidad and Tobago 2010.

This year marks Morisset's fourth year on the FIFA List of Referees and Assistant Referees (2008-10 and 2012). Earlier this year, she was appointed as an assistant referee at the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship in Guatemala.

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