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Video review system used for penalty decision in 2016 FIFA Club World Cup semifinal!

Video replay technology has been used in the awarding of a penalty for Japan’s Kashima Antlers during their FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 semi-final win over South American club champions Atletico Nacional in Osaka, Japan. On the half-hour mark, after receiving information about a missed incident from Video Assistant …

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Video Assistant Referees to be tested at 2016 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan!

An important piece of history will be made at the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup from December 8‑18 in Yokohama and Osaka, Japan with video assistance being used to support referees with “match-changing” decisions for the first time in a FIFA competition. “This represents a big step forward in terms …

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FIFA names Match officials for the 2016 FIFA Club World in Japan!

World football governing body FIFA has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Six referee trios, one from each confederation, will officiate the matches. Additionally, FIFA selected six referees to conduct some tests as video assistant referees (VARs) throughout …

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