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Infantino hails VAR as ´the future of football´

Added: 01.07.2017 15:03 | 13 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has given the clearest indication to date that video assistant referees (VAR) will be used at the World Cup next year. The technology has been trialled at the Confederations Cup in Russia over the past two weeks, with Chile facing Germany in Sunday's final. Although FIFA have pointed to six "game-changing" decisions ...]


Infantino says 'nothing in the way' of using VAR at World Cup

Added: 01.07.2017 12:28 | 19 views | 0 comments

FIFA President Gianni Infantino signaled that he is in favor of introducing video assistant referees (VAR) at next year's World Cup following its success at the Confederations Cup, although he conceded the system needs to be improved.


VAR is the future, insists FIFA president Infantino

Added: 19.06.2017 21:49 | 9 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has described VAR as "the future of modern football" following criticism of the technology during the Confederations Cup. The video referral system has come under fire in the wake of a handful of decisions during group games in Russia over the last three days. Portugal saw a goal disallowed for offside ...]


Ronaldo, Hernandez and VAR give the Confederations Cup the spectacle it needed

Added: 18.06.2017 19:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino was something of a surprise visitor behind the scenes at Kazan Arena on Sunday. The anticipation of the Confederations Cup's first real spectacle was enough to tempt him down from St Petersburg and bring more than 34,000 people into the stands. He won't have been disappointed. In a game not always ...]


Xi tells Infantino China wants to host World Cup

Added: 15.06.2017 5:38 | 20 views | 0 comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping told FIFA boss Gianni Infantino he hoped the Asian nation could host a World Cup "in the future", the world soccer governing body said on Wednesday, after the two met in Beijing.


China's Xi meets FIFA head amid World Cup speculation

Added: 14.06.2017 14:06 | 22 views | 0 comments

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged continued efforts to improve Chinese football in a meeting on Wednesday with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Beijing, amid speculation that China may be planning a bid to host the World Cup.


FIFA President says Qatar World Cup is not under threat

Added: 11.06.2017 21:39 | 11 views | 0 comments

Gianni Infantino says he expects the diplomatic situation to revert back to normal by the time the tournament is played.



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