FIFA Select Hawk-Eye For Video Assistant Technology Provider Test
May 22, 2017
FIFA confirmed the appointment of Hawk-Eye Innovations as the VAR technology provider for the testing during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 (20 May – 11 June), the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 (17 June – 02 July) and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 (6 – 16 December)
The announcement follows a comprehensive tender process, when interested technology providers were invited to submit their proposals.
The relevant departments within FIFA examined the use of VAR technology during former trials at the FIFA Club World Cup 2016 in Japan and various tests done in international friendly games.
“FIFA is confident that the choice of Hawk-Eye as the VAR technology provider for the upcoming FIFA tournaments will satisfy the technological requirements needed for such an important innovation which is aimed at enhancing integrity and fairness in our game,” FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban commented.