FIFA today provided information related to the publication of the release lists of players for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.
According to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Regulations, the 32 qualified teams must provide a list of up to 30 players by 11 May (midnight CET).
FIFA will publish this list on 13 May (noon CET) on its official website FIFA.com.
The release of players on this list is mandatory as of 17 May 2010.
The deadline for the 32 teams to provide a final list of 23 players is 1 June 2010 (midnight CET).
The final list is limited to players on the release list provided on 11 May.
However, seriously injured players may be replaced up to 24 hours before the team's first match, as mentioned in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Regulations.
Replacement players for injured players are not limited to the release list provided on 11 May.
FIFA will publish the final list on 4 June (noon CET) on FIFA.com.