International duties for Stephania Bonnici under the Tuscan sun

Published: 09-07-2024 09:15
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The International Beach Soccer Tirrenia 2024 last week not only represented more progress and experience at the international stage for the Malta Beach Soccer Team but also propelled FIFA badge local Beach Soccer official Stephania Bonnici with the opportunity to showcase her qualities in officiating and being involved in a total of 10 matches throughout this competition that took place in Tirrenia, Italy.

The tournament was held between the 3rd and 7th July.

Stephania was tasked with officiating in three international matches as the second referee, including the fierce contest between the Baltic rivals, Estonia and Lithuania.

The 3rd place final saw Stephania entrusted as timekeeper in the duel between Romania and Denmark, whereas the final act of this captivating Beach Soccer feast under the scorching Tuscan sun saw Stephania Bonnici being tasked with the role of fourth referee as neighbors Italy and Switzerland rubbed shoulders for the top winners' prize.

This was another box ticked in Stephania’s glittering international career so far as a Beach Soccer FIFA referee, in 2022 she has also been appointed to officiate at the Beach Soccer Worldwide Euro Winners’ Cup Tournament.