FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) recently actively supported HKFA (Hong Kong Football Association) through the ‘Forward Development Program (PDF, hereinafter referred to as Forward 3.0)’. By investing funds, they recently took the lead in introducing the VAR system (video review) to the Hong Kong Premier League.토토사이트
According to FIFA, it recently helped introduce a VAR system to the Hong Kong Premier League by providing funding through ‘Forward 3.0’. A significant portion of the total cost was supported, including actual live production costs, purchase of FIFA-licensed VAR technology, hardware equipment, and training costs for referees and video match officials.
FIFA, which took the lead in introducing the VAR system by providing funding through ‘Forward 3.0’, helped the HKFA plan to further improve the level of soccer in Hong Kong, which has the ultimate goal of advancing to the 2034 World Cup finals. The VAR system was implemented for the first time in the Hong Kong Premier League on the 3rd, and will be used in all future games thereafter.
FIFA hopes that the VAR system will increase the accuracy of referee decisions and improve player discipline in the Hong Kong Premier League, while also improving the image of the competition and hoping that the level will rise as players get used to the VAR system. “I look forward to it,” he said.
“I am delighted to see the introduction of the VAR system in the Hong Kong Premier League, utilizing the latest technology,” said FIFA Referee Chairman Pierluigi Colina. “Now we will see more accurate decisions being made using technology. Of course, the VAR system will “It doesn’t mean it’s perfect, but we’ve already seen it work globally and I’m confident we’ll see the same thing in Hong Kong,” he said.
HKFA Chairman Eric Falk said: “We are grateful to FIFA for supporting the introduction of the VAR system in the Hong Kong Premier League. It will certainly help open a new chapter for the development of local referee services in a way that meets the highest international standards.” did.
Charles Cheong, Chairman of the HKFA Referee Committee, said, “From players to officials and even spectators, there is still time needed to get used to the VAR system. It is a new system,” adding, “It was really good to have the latest technology when it was introduced in the first game, and it will help us a lot in the future.” “I hope this will happen,” he said.