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WATCH: Horror offside call made in Cape Town Spurs' draw with Polokwane City

A referee looks at a screen as the Video Assistant Referee makes a decision during a football game

FILE - A referee looks at a screen as the Video Assistant Referee makes a decision during a football game. Photo: Michael Regan/Reuters

Published Apr 16, 2022

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Durban — The poor state of refereeing and need for Video Assistant Referee technology in South African football was laid bare during Cape Town Spurs’ GladAfrica Championship game aginst Polokwane City.

A clear fourth-minute goal by Cape Town Spurs was ruled out for offside.

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After Spurs opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, the men from Limpopo were able to pull one back and get back in the game thanks to a 55th minute penalty.

The result left the Western Cape based side in 11th spot in the second tier while Polokwane are sixth.

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