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Fifa Quality Programme Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Antlers down Atletico Nacional to reach final

Kashima Antlers advanced to the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final after a 3-0 victory against Atletico Nacional at the Suita City Football Stadium in Osaka.

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Fifa Quality Programme Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Video review used for penalty decision in FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 semi-final

Video replay technology has been used in the awarding of a penalty for Japan’s Kashima Antlers during their FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 semi-final win over South American club champions Atletico Nacional in Osaka, Japan.

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Fifa Quality Programme Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016

An important piece of history will be made at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 (8‑18 December in Yokohama and Osaka) with video assistance being used to support referees with “match-changing” decisions for the first time in a FIFA competition.

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Fifa Quality Programme Thursday, November 24, 2016
Fifa Quality Programme Wednesday, November 23, 2016

FIFA holds successful first official “semi-live” tests with Video Assistant Referees (VARs)

On 1 September 2016, FIFA successfully conducted its first official “semi-live” Video Assistant Referees (VAR) test during the friendly match between Italy and France in Bari. This first ever “semi-live” VAR test is a positive experience on which FIFA is determined to further build its VAR knowhow.

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