‘FIFA VAR’ Introduced In Village Football Competition In Nigeria

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

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

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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