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FIFA increases squad limit to 26 for World Cup

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FIFA increases the maximum squad limit for this year's World Cup by three. FIFA says the change is due to the unusual timing of the tournament. The showpiece event in Qatar will run from Nov 21-Dec 18. UEFA took a similar decision last year, allowing sides to pick three extra players.
FIFA increases squad limit to 26 for World Cup
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News18 India

FIFA Allows Teams to Select up to 26 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".

6 days ago·India
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Soccer-FIFA increases squad limit to 26 for World Cup

(Reuters) - Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this year's World Cup after global soccer's governing body FIFA increased the maximum squad limit by three on Thursday. Read full story

6 days ago·Malaysia
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Channel News Asia

FIFA increases squad limit to 26 for World Cup

Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this year's World Cup after global soccer's governing body FIFA increased the maximum squad limit by three on Thursday. FIFA said the change was due to the unusual timing of the tournament as well as the impact of COVID-19 on squads. The showpiece event in

6 days ago·Singapore
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El Nuevo Día

FIFA increases the roster of teams to 26 players for the Qatar World Cup

This change was expected as the 23-player rosters were expanded in recent continental tournaments

6 days ago·Puerto Rico
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2022 World Cup in Qatar: FIFA increases player quota - Hansi Flick has been heard

A larger line-up, more flexibility: National coach Hansi Flick has more leeway when nominating the squad for the World Cup in Qatar. FIFA allows 26 players.

6 days ago
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FIFA expands to 26, squad list for the Qatar 2022 World Cup

With these new regulations, the Aztec National Team will be able to call up to 26 players to compete in the first winter World Cup in Qatar 2022.

6 days ago
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