In the Swiss-League game Tuesday between Winterthur and La Chaux-de-Fonds (3:2 n. p.), there was a Premiere. Anna Wiegand was led by a woman for the first time, an encounter of the second highest Swiss League. The native of Finland, was called with ledigem name Eskola, did this in a Duo with her husband and a professional head referee Marc Wiegand.
"I am very happy that we can at this stage with Anna Wiegand, an arbitration judge. She will be running the game along with her husband, gives this game a special character," said Andreas Fischer, Director of Officiating at the Association, before the match. "We are also very proud that we have with Anna Wiegand is one of the flagships for the use of referees in the men."
National and international use
The 34-year-old Anna Wiegand is for twelve years as an arbitrator and whistle in Switzerland, a lot of games below the Swiss League. At the international level, you arbitrierte in the women's volleyball Championships already games to world and 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi.
her husband, Marc Wiegand, the referee is in his fifth season as a professional, is one of the most experienced game managers in Switzerland. In 2016, he stood as the head referee in the Final of the Champions Hockey League, a few weeks later, six times at the world Cup in Russia. (sda/heg)
Created: 30.01.2019, 06:53 PM