FFF buoyed by results of Ligue 1 referee microphone trial

Benoît Millot referees a Ligue 1 match (by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

The French Football Federation (FFF) has hailed the successful experiment of equipping the referee with a microphone for Friday’s Ligue 1 game between Olympique Lyonnais and Nantes.

While the feed from Benoît Millot’s microphone was not broadcast live by Prime Video, the Ligue 1 rights-holder shared excerpts of the referee’s conversations on the pitch via social media over the weekend.

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