FIFA is the international association for football game which works for the development of football and players. FIFA headquarter is in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA stands for International Federation of Association Football.
FIFA consist of 209 national associations. FIFA also works for the fixing the tournament of football in various regions of the world. This year in FIFA 2014 the football committee decided to use some new advanced technologies for game. Today we are going to know about those advanced technologies.
So let’s begin……….
Three Approved Technologies for FIFA World Cup 2014
1.GOAL LINE TECHNOLOGY
The German company Goalcontrol was selected as the tournament’s official goal-line technology provider in October 2013. France’s second goal in their group game against Honduras was the first game where goal-line technology confirmed that a goal should be given. This technology confirmed the goal in goal post by the opposition.
The water-based spray, which disappears within minutes of application, can be used to mark a ten-yard line for the defending team during a free kick and also to draw where the ball is to be placed for a free kick. This technology approved by FIFA association.
3.ADVANCED FOOTBALL PRODUCTION
Brazuca is the football type which is manufactured by the Adidas used in matches. Adidas is the official partner which manufacture football for FIFA. New technology used by the Adidas to produce more and aerodynamic ball. The number of panels was reduced to six, with the panels being thermally bonded. This created a ball with increased consistency and aerodynamics compared to its predecessor.
Other New Changes in FIFA 2014:
Due to the hot and humid climate of the FIFA decided to give the brakes after half an hour for cooling and refreshment of players.
Anti Doping Check:
FIFA decided to take check of blood and urine samples of players before the start of matches. FIFA anti doping committee choose the 2 players from each team. The test is analyzed by the SWISS LABORATORY.