Tanzania Tanzania to install VAR at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium for Premier League matches

Tanzania is poised to receive two sets of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), the technology believed to resolve refereeing woesn according to Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) General Secretary Kidao Wilfred.

Wilfred said one of the VAR set will be permanently installed at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium while the other is the mobile version.

“Of course, the current technology in football cannot be escaped…we face challenges in refereeing but soon, we are going to receive two sets of VAR,” revealed Wilfred, adding: “Aside from the one to be installed at Benjamin Mkapa venue, the mobile VAR version is the latest, such that it can be moved from one stadium to another.”

He also revealed that the federation is working around the clock to produce competent referees capable of officiating major football tournaments. “There are a lot of factors that affect our referees, and some of them are personal issues of which, as a federation, we can do nothing to solve them,” added Wilfred.


Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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