FIFA Confirms The Use Of VAR In 2019 Women World Cup

The Women's World Cup runs from 7 June to 7 July and features 24 teams, including England, Scotland and defending champions the USA. The Video Assistant Referee ( VAR) system will be used at the Women's World Cup in France this summer, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has confirmed.
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More so, it has been observerd that no senior women's domestic or international competitions use VAR. This will be the first time VAR has been used at the tournament, having made its debut in the men's World Cup last year in Russia.

The 27 referees and 48 assistant referees selected for the Women's World Cup took part in VAR training at a camp in Qatar last month.

The training was to gauge whether to use the technology at the tournament, with world football's governing body approving its use at a FiFA Council meeting in Miami .

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