Video Assistant Referee technology (VAR) stunned the globe for its official debut in 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The implementation of this advanced technology minimized the controversy from referees’ decisions in the field. with the help of VAR, 29 penalty spot kicks were awarded in Russia, increasing the penalty record by 12 in a single tournament.
Founded in 2014, Hong Kong Premier League grows up to the top-level football league of Asia with ten clubs’ rivalry. Should the league implement the hit technology at this time when there is a trend of integration between modern football and cutting-edge digital methods?