CAF confirms use of VAR at AFCON 2019

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used for the upcoming AFCON 2019.

The technology will be utilised from the Quarterfinals stage of the tournament. Speaking in Djibouti CAF’s Referees Committee, Souleyman Waberi, confirmed the development.

“VAR at the forthcoming Cup of Nations in Egypt will begin from the quarter-finals of the competition stated Waberi.

The continental showcase to be hosted by Egypt will run from June 21-July 19 with 24 teams participating.

The tournament will kick off with the Warriors clashing with Egypt.

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