VAR again plays key role at 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Published: 18 June 2019 - 8:56 p.m.
By: CommsMEA staff writer
The Australian team during their opening match against Australia in Group C pool play at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup at Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, France.

Video Assistant Referee, better known as VAR, is continuing to play a big role at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup football tournament.

On Monday, a VAR review helped hosts France defeat Nigeria in Group A pool play.

It follows a VAR review helping France eke out a 2-1 win against Norway last week.

This is the first FIFA Women's World Cup to use the technology.

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