First female referee is appointed to Super Bowl

Arthur Vardanian
At the National Football League (NFL) finals this year will be working referee Sarah Thomas, according to SportsCenter. The 47-year-old judge became the first woman in history to be nominated to the Super Bowl.

Thomas will be the game’s main linesman.  Carl Chaffers is entrusted with judging the match.

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In 2019, Thomas became the first woman to judge an NFL play-off game.

The Super Bowl finalists will be determined Sunday in the conference finals, where the Green Bay Packers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the current champion Kansas City Chiefs face the Buffalo Bills.

The 55th Super Bowl will take place in Tampa, Florida at the Raymond James Stadium on February 7th.

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