Danielle Chesky has been assigned as the center referee for the 2017 NWSL Championship game between North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns.
The two teams finished in the top two positions during the regular season, and will now meet at Orlando City Stadium on Saturday 14 October (4:30PM ET) to get their hands on the NWSL title.
Chesky will be joined by assistant referees Adrienne McDonald and Cory Richardson, with Christina Unkel assigned to fourth official duties. Benjamin Wooten will operate as the reserve assistant referee.
Sandra Serafini, PRO’s Strategic Initiatives Manager, said: ”PRO extends its congratulations to the officials selected for the 2017 NWSL Final. Their hard work on and off the field with the PRO Development Group staff, and their solid performances throughout the season, have earned them this honor.
”We have the utmost confidence in their abilities to facilitate an exciting game with the storylines fully focused on the players of these clubs to give the fans a great experience.”
North Carolina Courage v Portland Thorns
Orlando City Stadium (4:30PM ET)
REF: DANIELLE CHESKY
AR1: Adrienne McDonald
AR2: Cory Richardson
4TH: Christina Unkel
5TH: Benjamin Wooten