* Brazil replace EDMILSON with MINEIRO *
FIFA Berlin, 2 June 2006
FIFA has complied with a request from the Confederaçao Brasileira de Futebol to replace player no. 18, EDMILSON, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
He will be replaced by:
Sao Paulo, BRA
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, 2 June 2006