International Football Association Board (IFAB) continues to make changes in the rules of football. From now on, the game will undergo small changes that will take effect from the 2022/23 season.
The most relevant decision is the maximum 5 substitutions per game, a temporary modification that came along with the COVID-19 pandemic. It now going to be maintained permanently.
According to reports, IFAB has decided to make the rule fully part of the regulations of football from the 2022-2023 season.
All the modification made by IFAB for the 2022/23 season
. The five substitutions rule is maintained.
. The draw made by the main referee before the match will determine the choice of field and kick-off.
. A coaching staff member may be cautioned or sent off during a penalty shootout.
. The non-existence of the infraction by the goalkeeper’s hand in the own area.
. In the event that a player leaves the field of play without the referee’s authorization, an indirect free kick will be awarded from the place from which he left.
. The goalkeeper will no longer be able to have one foot in front of the line at the time of a penalty kick.
Read Also: Video-African legends match ended draw after Okocha’s goal.
Source: News Agencies