UEFA Euro 2028 bids

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The bidding process for the UEFA Euro 2028 will be the process by which the location for the 18th European Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2028, will be selected.

Hosting requirements[edit]

Media agencies revealed on 5 November 2014, that the European football governing body UEFA will decide on the host of Euro 2024 in 2018.[1] The bidding concept for UEFA Euro 2024 was ratified on 9 December 2016.[2] For the first time ever, bid requirements must contain specific criteria relating to the respect of human rights, based on the United Nations "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights".[3][4][5]

The tournament is expected to continue the format of the 2016, 2020 and 2024 editions, with a total of 51 matches taking place for a duration of up to 32 days, with 24 teams competing in the tournament.

The required capacities for the ten stadiums are as follows:

  • 3 stadiums with 50,000 seats (and preferably one with at least 60,000 seats)
  • 3 stadiums with 40,000 seats
  • 4 stadiums with 30,000 seats

Confirmed bids[edit]

Potential bids[edit]

President of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), Giovanni Malagò, considers the UEFA Euro 2028 to be an important opportunity for Italy. Stadiums and infrastructure could be renovated in Verona, Bologna, Florence, Bari, Naples, Palermo, Cagliari and Genoa.[11][12]
  •  England[13]
  •  Spain[14]
  •  Denmark/ Finland/ Norway/ Sweden[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DFB: Deutschland bewirbt sich um EM 2024". europeonline-magazine.eu. 5 November 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Lyon to host 2018 UEFA Europa League final". UEFA. 9 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Germany and Turkey receive bid requirements for hosting UEFA EURO 2024". UEFA. 1 May 2017.
  4. ^ "UEFA EURO 2024 Tournament Requirements" (PDF). UEFA.
  5. ^ "UEFA EURO 2024 Bid Dossier Template" (PDF). UEFA.
  6. ^ "Întâlnire decisivă pentru organizarea Euro 2028 și CM 2030 » Ultimele detalii despre candidatura României, Serbiei, Greciei și Bulgariei". Gazeta Sporturilor. 25 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Romanian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek governments to create organizing committee for EURO2028 and WC2030 candidacies". Ştiri pe Surse. 25 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Romania with joint bid to host UEFA Euro 2028". bnr.bg. 25 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Turkey eyes to host UEFA EURO 2028 tournament".
  10. ^ "Euro 2028 in Italia: la FIGC pensa alla candidatura ma ci sono dei problemi" (in Italian). Calcio News 24. 26 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Euro 2028, Malagò non si nasconde: "Occasione per rinnovare gli stadi"" (in Italian). Calcio News 24. 18 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Malagò: "Europei 2028, un obbligo averli per l'Italia"" (in Italian). CalcioMercato. 18 October 2018.
  13. ^ Association, Press (24 March 2015). "England could bid for Euro 2028 but Greg Dyke rules out World Cup 2026". the Guardian.
  14. ^ "Selección de España: España tiene como primer objetivo organizar la Eurocopa 2028 - Marca.com". marca.com.
  15. ^ https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-soccer-euros-nordics/nordic-countries-to-make-joint-bid-for-euro-2024-2028-idUKKCN0X00W8