Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) is keen on implementing the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to the game after introducing it in the just ended FIFA Confederations Cup staged in Russia.
It’s usage left scores of football loving fans speaking against that implementation of the Video Assistant Referee but one of Ghana most experienced referees, William Agbovi has backed the decision saying it’s a good initiative from FIFA.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Happy FM, Referee William Agbovi who officiated the crunch President Cup between Kotoko and Hearts on Monday, revealed that there are advantages and disadvantages in that initiative but thinks it is good.
“The Video Assistant Referee has advantages and disadvantages. It helps you to take a good decisions including penalty calls. In difficult situations, you can consult before you take the decision so in think it will help a lot.” Agbovi told Happy FM.
“But the disadvantage is that, it will slow down the game and it will consume more time but apart from these, I think it is a good initiative and I will support FIFA to implement it.” He added.
BY: Emmanuel K.B Asante