When European Championship finals in football will be held in France this summer, the judges will have the opportunity to use goal-line technology.
It must notify the European Football Associations (Uefa), whose executive committee Thursday and Friday has been gathered in Nyon. The currently quarantined Uefa president, Michel Platini, the former opponent of goal-line but the federation has now decided to take the product into use at the European Championships.
Goal-line technology will also be introduced from next season in the Champions League from playoff round onwards, communicate Uefa on its website.
In Europe League goal-line will be used in the group stage onwards from the 2017/18 season. Uefa has also decided to wait to hold presidential elections until Michel Platini appeldag been settled by the International Court of Sport (CAS). The Frenchman was in December banned from all football for eight years by the International Football Federation (FIFA) Ethics Committee. The same happened to the longtime Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
It was a shipment of two million Swiss francs from Blatter Platini in 2011, which was contrary to Fifa rules about gifts, since it could not be proved that the Frenchman was entitled to such a large donation.
The transfer was according to Michel Platini payment for a piece of work he did for Fifa in the years around the turn of the millennium UEFA’s Executive Committee has, as expected, also decided to recommend to the union’s Secretary General Gianni Infantino, as future president of Fifa.