FIFA have confirmed they’ve acquired a criticism from the Benin FA after DR Congo made 4 substitutions on 4 separate events on of their World Cup qualifier.
Scroll by means of the gallery above to see the 4 Congo substitutions on Sunday.
The Leopards ran out 2-0 winners over Benin on Sunday afternoon and sealed their spot within the play-off spherical of the qualifiers.
Nevertheless, there was some controversy within the win after after Congo had used a fouth stoppage time to make a fourth substitution.
The present laws permit groups to make 5 substitutions however they’re solely permitted to 3 probabilities to take action so as to keep away from time-wasting.
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BBC report that the official match reported said that Congo already made modifications within the 63rd, 77th and 84th, earlier than a fourth substitution was made in second-half stoppage time as Joel Kayamba changed Ben Malango.
The world soccer governing physique confirmed that they’ve acquired the criticism and can analyse the match report.
“Fifa has acquired a criticism from the Benin FA in relation to this matter and can evaluate it,” FIFA mentioned in an announcement, as per BBC Sport.
“As per normal process, Fifa first must analyse the related match report studies earlier than commenting. Please perceive we can not remark additional at this stage.”
The victory on Sunday noticed Congo end one level forward of Benin, who needed to accept second place in Group J.
Listed below are the ten African nations who’ve certified for the play-off spherical.: