FIFA World Cup

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Egypt to introduce VAR for Premier League football matches

Egyptian Football Association has announced its intention to implement Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for Premier League matches.

Kwesé iflix CEO, Mayur Patel, on the NBA Africa Game 2018 and video streaming in Afrika

Earlier this week it was announced that the NBA Africa Game 2018 will be free to view on the Kwesé iflix app. This comes shortly after Kwesé iflix had earlier in 2018 struck a deal with Kenya's Safaricom for data deals for its customers to view 2018 FIFA World Cup

NBA Africa Game 2018 will be free to watch on the Kwesé iflix app

The NBA Africa Game 2018 will be free to view across Afrika through the Kwesé iflix mobile app. This will be the NBA’s 3rd game in Afrika. Kwesé iflix is a digital entertainment platform formed through a joint venture between Econet Media and iflix. “With the rapidly increasing dominance

Contactless payments technology dominated the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Analysis of the spending habits of those attending the matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has revealed that 50% of purchases used contactless transactions, including cards, mobile devices and wearables. This comes after global payments company, Visa, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup

VAR technology is transforming the beautiful game

You may have noticed something different in the 2018 World Cup. For the first time ever, the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) system is being used to help make decisions during games. And already we are seeing it cause controversy. It’s no surprise that VAR has caused debate, considering the

An engineers guide to predicting the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner

As a civil engineer I’m fascinated by predictions of who will win the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, seeing that we use predictions on a regular basis in engineering. For the finals, there’s a wide variety of forecasts. In addition to armchair fans’ predictions, there are those

Different ways footballers and fans can be hacked during the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Visitors to the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be eager to enjoy the football and soak up the culture. But safety concerns are lurking in the background of this tournament. Whether it is the threat of racial abuse, football hooliganism, or falling victim to fraud, many football fans have