Pitso: Dear Africa, when will we have VAR?

African Football

Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has called for the Video Assistant Referee to be introduced on the African continent.

The Red Devils started the defence of their CAF Champions League title with a 1-1 draw away to Union Sportive de la Gendarmerie Nationale on Saturday.

The Red Devils got their goal via a penalty in the first half, but Mosimane expected another one which he felt would have been given if there was VAR.

“I want to focus on positivities, but you all saw, in Africa, the referees rarely give a second penalty kick,” Pitso said after the game, as per KingFut.

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“This is my ninth year as a coach in Africa, most of the time, the second penalty kick is not given. Dear Africa, when will we have VAR in all matches.

“If we don’t have VAR in our games, we will always see this outcome, that’s why we are behind Europe, VAR would help everyone.

“Everybody wants us to be as organized as Europe, for that to happen, the Egyptian Football Association shouldn’t start the national team camp earlier than FIFA announced agenda.

“For the system to be organized, the clubs should send their players only according to FIFA schedule,” he added.

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