FIFA has endorsed the usage of video assistant referee (VAR) technology for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France this year.
The organizing committee of global soccer’s governing body met on Monday and backed the use of VAR on the tournament after it was brought on the men’s World Cup remaining year in Russia.
The FIFA council will make a final selection on whether the generation could be used at this year’s women’s occasion, which runs from June 7-July 7 when it meets in Miami later this month.
“I can’t see them now not having (VAR), I think it’d be a little bit insulting if we weren’t afforded the same possibility (because the men),” U.S. Teach Jill Ellis said in July.
The technology, that’s running in a maximum of the leading European football leagues, has been used inside the Champions League knockout level for the primary time this season.
The English Premier League plans to apply VAR following season.