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The RFEF approves publishing the VAR audios in the Spanish Super Cup

Published:10/01/2024 - 01:39h

Updated:10/01/2024 - 12:31h

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed this Tuesday that the entire process of VAR images and conversations in the Spanish Super Cup will be published through the Federation's social networks at the end of each match

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The Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) confirmed that, during the Supercopa of Spain 2024, will listen the audios of the reviews of the VAR to the term of each party. In this way, every time that the main judge review a played in the monitor, will be able to listen the whole conversation that the referee sustain with his colleague in the room of the VOR through the social networks of the RFEF.

In accordance with the president of the Technical Committee of Referees (CTA) of the RFEF, Luis Medina Cantalejo, "will know the process of images and the conversations between the referee of field and the one of the VOR in the reviews in the monitor". However, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) did not approve his live diffusion during the parties, as it suggested the CTA.

Medina Cantalejo guarantees more 'transparency' with this measure

From here that all the audios and images will be shared when concluding each one of the three meetings of the Supercopa. The first proof will be this Wednesday in the semifinal that will star Real and Athletic of Madrid. Javier Alberola Rojas, judge of the last derbi Madrilenian contested by League, will repeat like main, whereas in the VAR will be Prieto Churches, a decision that did not take in producing complaints by part of the 'White House'.

In this regard, Medina Cantalejo ensured that the publication of the audios of the VAR is an initiative "in favour of a greater transparency and so that it know the professionalism of the referees". Of the same way, the RFEF pretends to show that "it does not hide at all". "Andto you will see that many times it is until boring", added the ex Spanish referee.

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