Confederations Cup news

GoalControl wins FIFA bid

April 2, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
GENEVA -- FIFA opted for GoalControl on Tuesday as its goal-line technology system for the Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The German camera-based, ball-tracking system was the last of four contenders to win a FIFA contract that starts with the Confederations Cup in June.

FIFA chose GoalControl-4D over three rival projects: GoalRef and Cairos, which both use magnetic fields; and Hawk-Eye, another camera system. It's already used in tennis and cricket, and its ...

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