The Uefa president is not a fan of WAS

Videoteknologien WAS (Video Assistant Referee) have in recent years made its entry in the soccer ball. the President of The union of European Football associa

The Uefa president is not a fan of WAS

Videoteknologien WAS (Video Assistant Referee) have in recent years made its entry in the soccer ball.

the President of The union of European Football associations (Uefa), Aleksander Ceferin, however, is not in favor of all, what WAS brought along with it.

Ceferin believe that WAS slowing down the game, and to hunt to get the correct rulings have so far been unsuccessful.

- the Game is changing, and we fear that it changes too much, says Uefa president after a meeting of the federation executive committee.

- the soccer ball have a need for uncertainty, because the players make mistakes, and the judge must take the responsibility upon himself - not some people sitting in a van or a building 500 miles from the stadium.

- I can live with the fact that judges are ordinary people who make mistakes. But when the technology makes mistakes, so it is a problem, think Ceferin.

Aleksander Ceferin says that he is not opposed, but it should be "clearer, faster and less intrusive".

WAS has recently created some discussion. Among other things, how many spilsekvenser videodommerne to check behind, when WAS brought into play.

- we Must check five minutes or 15 minutes? The judges have never previously said that we should go back and look at something that happened seven minutes ago, says Ceferin.

Uefa president also mentions, that by means of HAD been convicted for hand on the ball, but that the rules are too vague in this area.

/ritzau/Reuters

Updated Date: 04 December 2019, 20:00

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