Cameroon players argue with referee Qin Liang. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
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Jonathan White

Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019: Call for male refs is as tone deaf as complaints about VAR

  • Chinese ref Qin Liang has been criticised following England vs Cameroon encounter
  • Pundits, fans and players have complained over standard of officiating in France

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Cameroon players argue with referee Qin Liang. Photo: EPA
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Cameroon's Ninon Abena and teammates remonstrate with referee Qin Liang after the match. Photo: Reuters

Fifa Women’s World Cup: Chinese referee accused of racism and ‘wanting England to win’ by Cameroon

  • Cameroon boss calls 3-0 VAR-filled loss a ‘miscarriage of justice’ as players threaten to walk off
  • England players on receiving end of physical challenges, while ref Qin Liang is pushed in the back
Topic |   Fifa Women's World Cup

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Cameroon's Ninon Abena and teammates remonstrate with referee Qin Liang after the match. Photo: Reuters
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