FIFA has chosen Rupa Devi G from Dindigul district to act as a referee for international football matches.
It is the first ever honour and recognition for a sports person from Tamil naidu in International Football zone.
Rupa Devi who is 24 years old studied chemistry and completed physical teacher training. She has been playing football matches at state and national level in India and has done refereeing at National and Asian football matches too.
According to the Hindu Rupa Devi’s selection by FIFA gives her immense joy and she wished to express her gratitude to all her well wishers and Dindigual Football Association.
Dindigual which is in the South Indian state of Tamil nadu possesses many football enthusiast including both male and female and Rupa Devi’s appointment has definitely brought the town a lot of attention.