FIFA rules out changes to playing time ahead of 2022 World Cup

FIFA has denied it’s contemplating altering its calculation of playing and stoppage instances prior to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Widespread media studies had advised that the governing physique may make changes so as to guarantee followers get to see the ball in play extra typically.

But if such a choice is within the pipeline, FIFA insists it won’t be launched earlier than the finals kick off.

What was mentioned?

“Following some reports and rumours spread today, FIFA would like to clarify that there will be no changes to the rules regarding the length of football matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 or any other competition,” the organisation indicated on its official Twitter account.