‘FIFA VAR’ Introduced In Village Football Competition In Imo State (Photos)

FIFA VAR’ Introduced in Village Football Competition in Imo State (Photos)

A video assistant referee(VAR) was introduced in a village football competition in Imo State.

In the pictures shared to Edujandon.com, the referee can be seen watching a television stationed close to the field.

Edujandon.com learnt that the television used as FIFA VAR was just to spice up the game and entertain fans.

The video assistant referee is a match official in association football who reviews decisions made by the head referee. Following extensive trialling in a number of major competitions, VAR was first written into the Laws of the Game by the International Football Association Board in 2018.

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