According to the English media The Sun, the IFAB (International Football Board Association), office of the FIFA which studies the rules of the game, examines the possibility of authorizing with the teams to change to five players at the time of a football match of 90 minutes. In the event of prolongation, up to six
The current rule which goes back to several years, imposes three changes to each team. A fourth in the event of prolongation-according to certain competitions
This idea of the FIFA to pass from three to five changes would be valid only for the 2020-2021 season. Justification: to protect the physical integrity of the players who will leave a long idle period related to the coronavirus. That made already more than six weeks that football stopped in almost all the countries of the world due to the Covid-19.
Each confederation is free to subscribe to this exceptional rule. To also note that times of replacement of the players at the time of a match will be specified.
Corneille Kinsala N’soki