At the Olympics in Tokyo will be playing football at the age of 24

the international football Federation increased the age limit for players who can compete at the Olympic games in Tokyo, to 24, according to British newspaper The Guardian.

the composition of teams participating in the football tournament of the Olympic games may be the players not older than 23 years, as well as three players whose age may exceed the limit.

According to the newspaper, the decision to change the limit for the Games in Tokyo due to their migration from 2020 to 2021.

Olympic men’s football age limit raised to 24 after the Tokyo Games postponement

— The Guardian (@guardian) April 3, 2020

In the Olympic tournament will take part 16 teams, at the moment we know of 14 participants. The Game is already qualified teams of Japan, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, New Zealand, Egypt, côte d’ivoire, South Africa, Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil.

two More teams from the zone of Confederation of football of North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) will be determined later. The Olympic games will be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021. The Russian team failed to qualify for the Games.