Information gathered by Tapnewsgh indicates world cup fans should brace themselves for a long period of regulation time for matches that will be played by their favorite teams in the upcoming tournament
This update has been communicated to all referees who will be officiating most of the matches in the upcoming tournament.
According to a referee from Holland naned Danny Makkelie, there could be a possibility of having as long as six to eight added minutes after the normal regulation time is over.
Per the referee who will be officiating in the final game of the tournament, there will be extremely long halves.
He reiterated that, the new directive from FIFA was one of the most beneficial approaches used in Russia during the previous World Cup hence fans should get ready for a repeat of such a situation.