FIFA has raised the size of SQUAD to 26 for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

FIFA World Cup 2022: FIFA Qatar raises SQUAD size to 26 for World Cup 2022 FIFA will allow countries to select 26 players for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, increasing the size of the maximum squad for the tournament from November 21 to December 18 by three. Follow FIFA World Cup 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN

FIFA World Cup 2022: Following in the footsteps of FIFA UEFA, Qatar has increased the size of SQUAD to 26 for World Cup 2022.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Following in the footsteps of FIFA UEFA, Qatar has increased the size of SQUAD to 26 for World Cup 2022.
FIFA World Cup 2022: Following in the footsteps of FIFA UEFA, Qatar has increased the size of SQUAD to 26 for World Cup 2022.

“The number of players included in the final list has been reduced from a minimum of 23 to a maximum of 26,” FIFA said in a statement. In response to the Covid-19 concern, UEFA adopted a similar change to Euro 2020 last year.

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Given the unique timing of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on the global calendar, as well as the need to maintain additional flexibility in squads before and during the tournament due to the broader context of the disruptive effects caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, the Bureau has decided the following:

  • The maximum number of players on the release list has been increased from 35 to 55.
  • The number of players included in the final list has been raised to a minimum of 23 and a maximum of 26.
  • The day of the final match at the club level of 23 to 26 players nominated in the final list will be 13 November 2022.
  • No more than 26 people on the team bench (15 alternates and 11 team officers – one of these officers must be a team doctor) will not be allowed.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Following in the footsteps of FIFA UEFA, Qatar has increased the size of SQUAD to 26 for World Cup 2022.

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