IFAB drop technology experiments
Soccer rule-makers have voted against renewing experiments with
The International Football Association Board decided Saturday
to keep relying on humans to rule on disputed goals, rather than
using the microchip ball from Cairos or the Hawk-Eye replay system.
IFAB had frozen all investigations into such technology at
its annual meeting two years ago, but it was put back on the agenda
for this year’s meeting.
FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke says that “now it’s a
decision not to keep on ice, but to just stop it.”