The system wuth two referees near the goal line and the three classics has not given the expected yield, so FIFA decided to test soon the video technology for the phases occurred on the goal line.
World Forum made public on Tuesday that it has granted licenses to companies to implement such a system. The first competition where will be tested the viability of the video electronic method it is the Club World Championship, which is scheduled in Japan from 6 to 16 December.
Hawk-Eye, the first provider, using a system based on a video camera, and the second, GoalRef, uses a magnetic field and a special ball, equipped with a sensor. Both have passed a series of tests in laboratory and on the football ground, under conditions of simulated or live matches. Moreover, the Hawk-Eye works for some time in other sports such as tennis and cricket.
By the licenses received Tuesday from FIFA, both manufacturers have the right to install the systems where they are required. To work on a stadium, each must pass final inspection, performed by an authorized metrological institute.