In the women’s World Cup 2015 in Canada, a goal-line technology is used for the first time, said the world governing body FIFA. The Association now has to decide for one of five standing available technologies
Two of the licensed vendors come from Germany. The GoalControl GmbH, whose goal-line technology was used during the 2014 men’s World Cup in Brazil, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIs from Nuremberg. The so-called Hawk-Eye from England, which will be used in the Bundesliga, is also an option.
The World Cup tournament will take place from June 6 to July 5 the six Canadian cities Edmonton, Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Winnipeg instead.