The use of VAR, match officials who use technology to review certain decisions made by the referee, has been surrounded by controversy over the last few months.
The FIFA council will make a final decision on whether the technology will be used at this year’s women’s event, which runs from June 7-July 7, when it meets in Miami later this month.
Once rubber stamped, VAR will be used to judge whether or not a goal has been scored, analyse whether a penalty should be awarded, decide on red cards and rectify if a player has been mistakenly sanctioned.
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