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23.11.2020 Football News

GFA Hints On Implementing VAR Soon

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
GFA Hints On Implementing VAR Soon
LISTEN NOV 23, 2020

General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association [GFA], Prosper Harrison Addo has revealed Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will soon be introduced in the country to be used in the topflight and other divisions.

Currently, only Morocco, South Africa and Egypt use VAR in their domestic top-flight football.

According to General Secretary of the GFA, Prosper Harrison Addo, Ghana football will soon witness the invention of VAR to help boost our games as negotiations on implementation are still on-going.

"Ghana football will soon witness the invention of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to help boost our games," he told Asempa FM.

"The European countries have started using the VAR and it’s helping the football games on the field in on the field decisions and other incidents on the field.

"Some African countries have started such as Morocco, Egypt and in some cases South Africa trying on it.

"Ghana will soon become the first west African country to Use VAR in our games after consultations, negotiation and preparations are done everyone will see the implementation of the VAR in Ghana," he added.

Referees have been criticized after matchday 2 of the ongoing Ghana Premier League for poor officiating.

Currently, only Morocco, South Africa and Egypt use VAR in their domestic top-flight football.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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