Janelle Rose Sammut Australian volunteer referees for Gothia Cup China 2017.
According to the volunteer reporters, Janelle is the first Australian female referee who can officiate males football games. In order to become a professional referee, Janelle tells reporter that she keeps practicing everyday and establish a healthy lifestyle.
The 20 years old national level referee certification holder said, “This is my first time come to China. I really enjoy refereeing Gothia Cup, these tournament teams are well organized and high quality, the games are usually played in a fast-paced.” She also mentioned, “It is full of fun to cooperate with Chinese referees.
We can communicate with each other by using phone translator. Next year, I still want to be a part of Gothia Cup China as a referee and I will bring more Australian female referees to here.”
Best wishes to Janelle and have a great summer in China! 👏👏👏