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J. League to use drone for first time to capture images during Frontale-Ventforet match

Kyodo

A drone will be employed to capture images of a top-flight Japanese soccer game for the first time, the J. League announced Friday.

The unmanned aerial vehicle will be tested out above the pitch on Saturday, when Kawasaki Frontale host Ventforet Kofu at Todoroki Stadium. The league said there’s no date set for drones to be used in conjunction with match broadcasts.