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FIFA allows bigger 26-man squads for pandemic-era World Cup

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FIFA has approved bigger 26-man squads for the World Cup in Qatar. The extra numbers help the coaches of the 32 teams cope with possible outbreaks of virus cases. FIFA has created a $209 million fund from its World Cup revenues to compensate clubs for releasing players to national team duty.
FIFA allows bigger 26-man squads for pandemic-era World Cup
11 days ago·Zürich, Switzerland

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Times of India

FIFA increases squads to 26 players for 2022 World Cup

Football News: FIFA will allow countries to select up to 26 players for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, increasing the maximum squad size by three for the November 21-D

11 days ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Fifa approves 26-man squads for World Cup in Qatar

Fifa has approved 26-man squads for this year's World Cup taking place in Qatar in November and December.

11 days ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

FIFA Allows Team to Select up to 16 Players For 2022 World Cup in Qatar

FIFA also took into account the "broader context of the disruptive effects caused by the Covid-19 pandemic on squads before and during tournaments".

11 days ago·India
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The Hindu

FIFA increases squads to 26 players for 2022 World Cup

FIFA has approved bigger 26-man squads for the World Cup in Qatar, deciding Thursday to extend football’s relaxation of rules that help coaches and players during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11 days ago·India
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NDTV

FIFA Increases Squads To 26 Players For 2022 World Cup

"The number of players to be included on the final list has been increased to at least 23 and a maximum of 26," FIFA said in a statement.

11 days ago·New Delhi, India
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The Independent

Fifa approves increase to 26-player squads for Qatar World Cup

England manager Gareth Southgate will now be able to select 15 players on his bench

11 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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