Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be in used in the CAF Champions League final first leg and second leg.
The Video assistant referees (VAR) was used in the CAF Champions League final for the first time against Al Ahly of Egypt Esperance of Tunisia and the Confederation of African football will be using it again in both legs of the champions league final.
The VAR was introduced to aid referees after clamours by many football enthusiasts and stakeholders in the midst of wrong calls by referees.
The VAR system allows off-field referees to assist match officials regarding goals, penalty and straight red card decisions, and mistaken identity when awarding red and yellow cards.
Despite the accolades the system has received, there still exist criticisms to it functionality especially in the last CAF champions league final where it was used.