The German football Federation (DFB) announced on Friday that a woman arbitrate the matches of the Bundesliga next season. A first.
It is a historical fact ! Starting next season, a woman arbitrate the matches of the Bundesliga for the first time in the history of the German championship. The lucky lady is Bibiana Steinhaus. She is aged 38 years and has reacted on the website of the Federation (DFB) : “It has always been my dream and I am very happy that he is doing right now.”
Until now, Bibiana Steinhaus mediated in the second division in germany, and was only the fourth referee in the Bundesliga.