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Team refuses to continue to play football in final of African CL by ‘defective VAR’

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Team refuses to continue to play football in final of African CL by ‘defective VAR’

01 June 2019 02:35
01-06-19 02:35
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The second match in the final of the African Champions League on Friday evening, an hour and a half long shut down and eventually stopped by the controversy around the Video, Assistant Referee (VAR).

After more than an hour to play seemed to be the Moroccan team Wydad Casablanca in the second half to score after Mohamed Youcef Belaïli the Tunisian defending champions Esperance in the first half the lead had been. The referee approved the goal off due to an alleged offside, and refused to make the video repeat.

From the replays on television revealed that the attacker of Wydad no offside was. However, it turned out to be the VAR from minute one to work. The players of Wydad refused to continue to play football, unless the repetitions were checked. Subsequently decided the Gambian referee Esperance to call out the winner of the cup competition.