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Sportec Solutions named VAR Technology Provider for MLS until 2030!

Major League Soccer has announced that Sportec Solutions, will be the league’s new Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology provider from the start of the 2024 season. The new multi-year deal will see Sportec Solutions implement its FIFA-approved VAR technology for 530 MLS matches, 77 Leagues Cup fixtures as well as …

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VAR a game changer for Oceania Football!

Plans to introduce Video Assistant Referees (VAR) into Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) competitions have taken a significant step forward this week in Auckland. Under the guidance of Lewis Watterson from Hawk-Eye, five local operators have been getting VAR training at the OFC Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa. …

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RFEF & LALIGA to publish conversations between referees & VAR during review of incidents!

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and LALIGA have agreed to start publishing the images with the audio conversations between the on-field referee and the VAR referee when there is an on-field review of an action, through the official competition operators and at the end of each competition day during …

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AIFF looks to implement VAR in Indian Football, earliest in 2025/26 season!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) are looking to implement the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology in domestic club football. “There will be a big decision on the introduction of VAR very soon. We are doing a study on that,” AIFF acting secretary general M Satyanarayan told PTI in an …

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AFC Champions League paves way for PMAs to realise VAR ambitions!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s continuous efforts to empower its Member Associations (MAs) reached a significant milestone when the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was introduced to the AFC Champions League 2023/24 Group Stage matches for the first time earlier this week. Implemented from the Knockout Stage since 2020, the …

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Asian officials benefit from valuable insights at the AFC Video Assistant Referees Course 2023!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conducted the AFC Video Assistant Referees (VAR) Course 2023 in the capital city of Malaysia from August 26 to 30. Yet another indication of the AFC’s resolve towards establishing itself as a model Confederation, as outlined in its Vision and Mission, the highly interactive and …

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VAR decision communications trials confirmed by The IFAB!

At its 137th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in London today, The IFAB approved a number of changes and clarifications to the Laws of the Game and confirmed the decision taken at the recent Annual Business Meeting (ABM) to trial the broadcasting of video assistant referee (VAR) review decisions in-stadium …

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Oceania’s OFC referees gain invaluable VAR experience!

Fourteen Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) officials took the opportunity to upskill in Sydney on November 25/26. Football Federation Australia facilitated a VAR course for them, designed to show how the video assistant referee system works. The course was run by Mathew Cheeseman, Edward Lennie and Renae Coghill of the FFA. …

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Asian VMOs ready to showcase technical expertise at Qatar 2022!

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was implemented for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia and four years later, a team of 24 Video Match Officials (VMOs) have been entrusted to operate the game-changing system in Qatar. Forming Asia’s stellar line-up are none other than …

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