CAF introduces VAR in interclub competitions by age


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that it will apply the use of the video assistant referee (VAR) for all competitions between clubs and minors in 2023.

The 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will be hosted by Algeria, while another North African country, Egypt, will host the U-20 competition.

The Golden Eagles and the Flying Eagles have already qualified for both competitions.

The Olympic Eagles will battle Guinea for a place in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Morocco.

Rivers United, champions of the Nigerian Professional Football League, are in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

The CAF informed that the VAR will be present in all the venues of the minor tournaments, while it will be introduced in the interclub competitions starting from the quarterfinal stage.


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