VAR to be introduced In 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The preparations for TotalAfcon2019 has

moved next gear. Over 50 Referees and

Assistant Referees are undergoing (28 April

to 5 May) an intensive training camp in Rabat,

Morocco. They will go through medical,

theoretical and practical test including VAR .



The 32nd edition which is schedule to kick

start in Egypt 21st of June and ends 19th of

July 2019 will see 24 countries compete for

the cup.



VAR (video Assistant Referee) will be used

from the quarter final of the game after

consulting FIFA and UEFA.


VAR was first used in a CAF competition

during the 2018 Total African Nations

Championship (CHAN), which took place in

Morocco from January 13 to February 4.



The VAR system is intended to eliminate

controversy over referee decisions,but there

has been a lot of controversies over its used.



When the teams was expanded from 16 to 24 teams, six venues were expected to be used.

The venues are:

1. Cairo International Stadium

2. 30 June Stadium in Cairo

3. Alexandria Stadium in Alexandria

4. Suez Stadium in Suez

5. Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia

6. Al Masry club Stadium in Port Said



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