As the news says FIFA 2022 will be hosted in Qatar. It also becomes the first Muslim and Arab country to host the event. Social Media is filled with different news regarding FIFA but most commonly news over the time duration of the football match is going viral on social media.
SPORTbible a verified account posted the picture of the FIFA trophy and claimed that the duration of the match has been extended from 90 minutes to 100 minutes.
FIFA plan to extend World Cup matches in Qatar from 90 minutes to 100 minutes… 🤯
Via Corriere dello Sport pic.twitter.com/v5Ze7Aj5BJ
— SPORTbible (@sportbible) April 6, 2022
Many other sports accounts containing followers have also spread the viral news of changes in time duration of the match.
🚨 FIFA plan to extend World Cup matches in Qatar from 90 minutes to 100 minutes this winter.
(Source: Corriere dello Sport) pic.twitter.com/TMHJKGBWlR
— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) April 6, 2022
After cross-checking the news, we found that it was fake as FIFA Media denied the news of time changes in a match of 2022 on 6th April.
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 Media (@fifamedia) April 6, 2022
Therefore, the news is fake as no such news came into existence.
Claim review: FIFA World Cup 2022 extended the time duration from 90 minutes to 100 minutes in the match
Claim by: SPORTbible
Fact check: fake