History was made in Morocco again on Friday when the Video Assistant Referee innovation (VAR) was utilized in a top-flight group game without precedent for Africa.
VAR had just made its introduction in the Moroccan Cup semi-finals and last, however on Friday it highlighted in IRT Tangier’s 2-1 win over FUS Rabat in the alliance.
The utilization of VAR was set to begin toward the start of the group season however was postponed so as to give the Morocco football organization time to prepare arbitrators and acquire the video refereeing licenses.
“We have introduced the VAR in our arenas. We trust this innovation will be certain for the groups, fans, authorities, arbitrators, and Moroccan football as a rule”, said Yahya Hadqa, leader of the Moroccan Arbitration Directorate.
Morocco’s football organization president, Fawzi Lekjaa, has just given an obvious admonition to officials.
“The individuals who are not equipped for this new system won’t direct in Morocco.”
During the previous hardly any months, Moroccan officials have participated in an assortment of instructional classes to utilize the innovation, regardless of whether as primary arbitrators or at the video corridor.
Notwithstanding the instructional courses for officials, the Arbitration Directorate additionally took a shot at setting up the national arenas to satisfy the criteria to utilize VAR innovation.