FIFA is trying just about everything to help officials get the call right.
FIFA is going to study 13 different technologies in an effort to correct offciating mistakes that cost England and Mexico in the World Cup in South Africa.
The 13 companies who’s technologies will be looked at will present their plan to the International Football Assosiation Board next week as the IFAB gets ready to set their schedule for their annual meeting in March, which is the only time International soccer rules can change.
The technologies brought up are expected to include the camera-based Hawk-Eye system which is currently used in tennis and cricket, and a microchipped ball developed by the Cairos team that has been rejected twice in the past.
The IFAB will also expiriment with extra officials behind the net in the Champions League until June 2012.
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