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Fifa Quality Programme Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Focus on fairness, developing the game at 131st IFAB AGM

The 131st Annual General Meeting of The IFAB took place today at Wembley Stadium in London, and saw a new strategy approved, which will see the Laws of the Game used to increase fairness and develop the game.

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Fifa Quality Programme Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Van Basten: Video Assistant Referees are good for football

Marco van Basten, FIFA’s Chief Officer for Technical Development, sat down with FIFA.com to give his take on the style of play at the tournament, as well as divulging insights into the changing role of centre forwards and the testing of Video Assistant Referees (VARs) which took place in Japan.

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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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