Player Replacement: USA
USA replaces Cory GIBBS with Gregg BERHALTER
FIFA Berlin, 31 May 2006
FIFA has complied with a request from the US Soccer Federation to replace player no. 12, Cory GIBBS, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He will be replaced by:
Energie Cottbus, GER
Member associations are allowed to replace injured or sick players up to twenty-four hours prior to the team's opening match provided that their medical condition has been ratified by the FIFA Sports Medical Committee.
FIFA Communications Division
Berlin, 31 May 2006