The Africa Cup of Nations tournament will welcome the introduction of the famous Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in Egypt when it kicks off June 19 to July 2.
The Confederation of African Football, CAF confirmed yesterday in Niamey, Niger Republic its official approval, the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament
This will be the first time in the history of the AFCON that VAR will be used.
The Video Assistant Referee became famous during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. VAR was also used during the finals of the 2018 Total CAF Champions League between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Esperance of Tunisia.
It was also applied at the 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup.