The International Football Association (FIFA) has approved the Saudi Football Association among the expert federations in VAR technology, after the success of applying the technology locally for the third consecutive season.
The International Federation indicated in an official letter received by the Saudi Football Association the remarkable efforts in developing technology in Saudi stadiums, considering the Saudi Federation one of the most important federations that contributed to the development of technology and achieving its goals in the past years, and thanked the Saudi Federation for the continuous cooperation that resulted in achieving a new advancement in technology VAR.
It is noteworthy that last February, the Saudi Federation launched the Unified Center for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology in the 20th round of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional League and the Yellow Professional League, so that the Saudi Federation is the seventh in the world after the English, Spanish, German, Dutch, French and Swiss, which The unified center for the mouse is inaugurated, and the technology has been officially approved in the Yellow Pro League, starting from the second round of the finished sports season.
The number of internationally accredited Saudi video technology referees reached 51, including 23 field referees and 28 assistant referees for video technology.
For his part, the President of the Saudi Football Association, Yasser bin Hassan Al-Mishal, expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the employees of the Referees Committee and the Arbitration Department, considering the classification of the Saudi Football Association as an expert video technology federation at the international level, as one of the outputs of work and planning within the framework of the Saudi football strategy.