FIFA approve 26-man squad for 2022 World Cup

World soccer governing physique, FIFA has authorized 26-man squads for this yr’s World Cup in Qatar, growing the utmost squad measurement by three for the November 21-December 18 tournaments.


FIFA defined that the choice to alter the scale of the squads for the World Cup was made due to the bizarre timing of the competitors, which is ready to start in November 21.


The Covid-19 pandemic has additionally performed a task within the choice to develop the groups.


An announcement from FIFA learn: “Given the necessity to retain further flexibility because of the distinctive timing of the FIFA World Cup 2022 within the world calendar, in addition to the broader context of the disruptive results attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic on squads earlier than and through tournaments, the Bureau has determined the next:


“The most variety of gamers on the discharge record has been elevated from 35 to 55.


“The variety of gamers to be included on the ultimate record has been elevated to at the very least 23 and a most of 26.


“The ultimate matchday at membership degree for the 23 to 26 gamers nominated on the ultimate record will likely be 13 November 2022.


“No greater than 26 individuals (as much as 15 substitutes and 11 workforce officers – one among these officers should be the workforce physician) will likely be allowed to take a seat on the workforce bench.”


This comes per week after soccer’s guidelines physique IFAB authorized the everlasting use of 5 substitutes for all top-level matches and stated groups can now identify 15 substitutes on a workforce sheet as an alternative of 12.



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