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Use of VAR at World Cup worries UEFA president

Use of VAR at World Cup worries UEFA president

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin has expressed concern over the decision to employ the video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He also said the technology still needed more testing before it can be considered for use in the Champions League. World football governing body, FIFA voted in March to deploy VAR […] …

World Cup: Japan sacks coach

World Cup: Japan sacks coach

Japan on Monday named respected veteran Akira Nishino as its new national football manager, taking an “emergency measure” after sensationally dumping Vahid Halilhodzic only two months before the World Cup. The 63-year-old Nishino boasts an impressive array of domestic silverware and masterminded one of Japanese football’s proudest moments: beating a Brazil side containing Ronaldo and […] …

Tunisia star Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Tunisia star Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni has been ruled out of the World Cup after agonisingly suffering a cruciate ligament injury while playing his final league game of the season. In a statement on Sunday, his club, Qatar’s Al Duhail, said Msakni would not play until October at the earliest after injuring his knee. “Msakni will be […] …

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