In the run-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA has denied that it is considering changing the way it measures play and stoppage times. ayokinews.com reports
There have been rumors that FIFA will make changes to allow fans to view the ball more frequently.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, according to circulated reports, was considering making games go up to 100 minutes or more.
The football governing body, however, noted that even if such a decision is in the works, it would not be implemented before the tournament this year.
“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,” FIFA said on its official Twitter account.