FIFA VP Fears Goal Technology's Impact on Refs
One of Sepp Blatter's deputies fears goal-line technology could undermine the authority of referees as football's rulemakers prepare to sanction the next round of testing on Saturday.
FIFA's president hopes to have high-tech aids in place by the 2014 World Cup after a high-profile mistake at the 2010 tournament persuaded him to end his long-standing opposition to the technology.
The International Football Association Board will assess test results from eight systems Saturday before sending approved firms into another phase of checks ahead of a final decision in July.
But FIFA Vice President Prince Ali says "referees are part of the game and I would feel a bit depressed if every day something is coming out about how they are not capable of doing their jobs."