Melissa Borjas

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Melissa Borjas
Full name Melissa Paola Borjas Pastrana
Born (1986-10-20) 20 October 1986 (age 31) [1]
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
YearsRole
2013– Referee
International
YearsLeagueRole
2013– FIFA listed Referee

Melissa Borjas (born 20 October 1986) is a Honduran football referee. Borjas earned a degree in Finance at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras, and has been a professional referee since 2011. [2]

Borjas, best known by the local media as Melissa Pastrana, is 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) tall and has been on the FIFA International Referees List since 2013.[ citation needed ] In 2015, she became the first Honduran woman to referee at the FIFA Women's World Cup when she officiated a match between Japan and Ecuador. [3] [ better source needed ]

References

  1. "Referees in Canada 2015™: MELISSA PAOLA BORJAS". FIFA.com. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  2. "Getty Images". Getty Images. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  3. "Melissa Borjas Photos - Ecuador v Japan: Group C - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 - Zimbio". Zimbio. Retrieved 11 July 2015.