FIFA has announced a significant change for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The FIFA Council Bureau has approved the increase in templates that go from 23 to a maximum of 26 players.
The Bureau has also clarified that they will be able to sit 15 substitutes on the bench, so the selectors will not have to discard. A condition that, for example, Luis Enrique considered important to decide the effective number of his relationship. Lucho was not in favor of having to leave footballers in the stands to avoid disappointment among his pupils.
Qatar’s benches will be very large as eleven members of the coaching staff will also be allowed to attend, one of whom will be the team’s doctor.
Another novelty is that the provisional list goes from 33 to 55 footballers. From this list, The 26 footballers who will finally participate in the tournament will come out. It is a list that is not public and the selectors must communicate weeks before the start of the competition.
Finally, FIFA confirmed that the last league game that the players included in the final lists will play on November 13, 2022. It should be remembered that the World Cup will start on Monday, November 21 with the Senegal-Netherlands match.
The FIFA Council Bureau It is made up of the organization’s president, Gianni Infantino, and the presidents of the six confederations.