For the forthcoming World Cup in Qatar 2022, FIFA permits teams to choose 26 players.

FIFA Councils Bureau approve size of final squad lists for FIFA World Cup 2022 . FIFA Councils Bureau set a maximum cap of 26 players on the final squad lists .

Zurich (Switzerland), June 23: The FIFA Council's Bureau, which is made up of the FIFA President and the six confederation presidents, approved the size of the final squad lists for the FIFA World Cup 2022, raising it to at least 23 players and setting a maximum cap of 26 players on Thursday.The 73rd FIFA Congress will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 16, 2023.The 73rd FIFA Congress is scheduled for 2023, the call for action being accepted by the FIFA Council during its meeting on March 30, 2022.The Bureau has announced that the FIFA U-20 World Cup Indonesia 2023 will be held in Kigali, Thailand, due to the unique timing of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the global calendar, as well as the wider context of the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on squads.