The Drive Phase

Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing: Choose To Challenge

March 08, 2021 Dalton Myers / Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing Season 3 Episode 10
The Drive Phase
Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing: Choose To Challenge
Show Notes

In our International Women's Day Feature, FIFA Assistant Referee, Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing discusses her journey. She described her experience as an assistant referee at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. She shares how she got started in refereeing and her decision to choose to become a professional referee over her football career. 

Stephanie also speaks about:

  • Some challenges she has faced over the years in her career
  • How she has overcame the obstacles that come with being an assistant referee
  • Interactions with her male peers
  • The value of International Women’s Day 
  • How she is able to keep motivated

The 2019 recipient of the Chairman's award at the RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards also explains how she feels to have been shortlisted by FIFA for the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and what lessons she will take from her 2019 experience in 2023. 

Other topics discussed are:

  • The preparation and training that goes into be adequately prepared for the World Cup  
  • How it feels to be recognised by local stakeholders
  • Highlights and low moments of her career
  • Her support system
  • Advice for young women interested in officiating
  • Her goals for the future

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