Shocked Hiromi Hara admits he was dumbfounded by the furore that surrounded Kyogo ‘s winner in opposition to Hearts and may’t consider VAR is not in Scottish soccer.
It comes with talks to proceed subsequent 12 months over bringing the game-changing prompt replay system to Scottish soccer.
Kyogo netted a current winner in opposition to Hearts in a objective that was controversial as a result of Hearts insisted he was offside, with former Rangers striker Kris Boyd left miffed by the decision.
And Hara, who’s a former participant and supervisor of Japan and FC Tokyo earlier than turning into J League president, admitted he was amazed the Scottish Premiership was working with out VAR.
He mentioned: “I watched Kyogo’s objective for Celtic and I could not consider that his league in Scotland doesn’t but have VAR.
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“There are far much less developed leagues throughout Europe which have the VAR system in place, in order that was an enormous shock to me that Scotland does not have it but.
“Definitely, a league with a membership as massive as Celtic ought to have it.
“Fortunately, the controversy that adopted this objective would not occur right here in Japan as a result of we have now the system in place and it really works properly.
“However the objective was one other instance of how properly Kyogo has accomplished over there.”
The Japanese ace is at present injured and is a large loss for Ange Postecoglou, who’s determined for the ahead to return quickly.
He missed out in opposition to Ross County on Wednesday however Postecoglou has refused to rule him out for Sunday’s Premier Sports activities Cup remaining with Hibs.