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Primeira Liga to implement video refereeing system

Primeira Liga to implement video refereeing system

By: SportBusiness International team

5 May 2017
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The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced that video refereeing technology will be utilised at all games in the top-tier Primeira Liga during the 2017-18 season.

FPF president Fernando Gomes said the body has received permission from the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which establishes the sport’s playing rules and laws, to implement the technology.

Portuguese newspaper A Bola reported that the technology would cost the FPF €1m ($1.1m).

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