Qatar 2022: Fifa rule change boosts new-look China’s World Cup hopes

//Qatar 2022: Fifa rule change boosts new-look China’s World Cup hopes

Qatar 2022: Fifa rule change boosts new-look China’s World Cup hopes

The Chinese men’s national football team have been given another boost in their hopes to qualify for a second Fifa World Cup with a new rule change.At a virtual congress on Friday, Fifa members approved a change to eligibility rules that allows players to switch national teams even if they have represented an age group side in official competition.The new wording allows players to switch federations if they played a maximum of three games for the first national side – including tournament…

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