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FIFA To Reconsider Age Limit For Olympic Tournament

  • , Monday, September 28, 2009 3:45 PM
FIFA officials will discuss possible changes on the age limit for male soccer players at the Olympics, where the men's tournament has been a U-23 competition since 1992. FIFA favors dropping the age limit to 21 instead of the current 23, or abolishing the limit but barring all players with World Cup experience from participating. The International Olympic Committee would like to keep the age limit at 23, with the exception of three overage players.

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