Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will debut at an African tournament at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.
This latest development was confirmed by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Referees’ Committee at a meeting on Monday, November 27 in the Egyptian capital of Cairo.
— CAF (@CAF_Online) November 28, 2017
According to the committee, VAR will trial at the quarter final stage of the tournament which starts on January 13 with each of the four Moroccan host cities (Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangiers and Agadir) expected to host a quarter-final match.
VAR made its debut at a global tournament during the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia, with mixed reviews and the system could be used again at next year’s World Cup finals.