Introduce a fourth shift in GermanyIntroduce a fourth shift in Germany
The teams that play in the German Cup, they can use the fourth change your player immediately, but only in extra meetings, it announced today the German Football Association.
AFA approved the decision and it was sent to the International Board rules of the game (IFAB), once all clubs have agreed to the change. This innovation takes effect immediately, and such changes will become a reality today when there are matches of the Cup in women. In men, it will be used for the first time on 7 February next year, when successive meetings in their tournament.
"We are happy that all sports clubs saw the advantage of such a change. We are also pleased that the teams agreed to make changes to the rules on the move, announced Peter Frimut, vice president of AFA.
"The introduction of this pilot project will enable us to see the advantages but also the disadvantages of such a step, he added.