FIFA will let groups use concussion substitutes at subsequent month’s Membership World Cup in an effort to higher shield gamers with head accidents.
The seven-team event in Qatar might be “the primary worldwide competitors to check” improved concussion protocols in soccer, FIFA stated Friday.
FIFA cited a key intention of “lowering the strain on medical personnel to make a fast evaluation” of an injured participant on the sector.
Gamers with suspected head accidents may be changed completely in Membership World Cup video games along with the crew’s 5 substitutes.
The Membership World Cup options title holders from every of the six continental confederations, plus the home champion of host Qatar.
The event draw might be made on Jan. 19 in Zurich.