UEFA announced on Tuesday that it had launched the bidding process to host Euro-2028 football, specifying that the host country or countries must be appointed in September 2023.
The European body specifies in a press release, that the interested federations have “until March 2022 to declare their interest”.
Note that Euro-2024 has already been awarded to Germany after this summer’s edition, spread over eleven cities across the continent, from London to Baku.
UEFA once again authorizes joint candidacies, provided that the countries concerned “are geographically compact”. She warns, however, that she will not be able to “guarantee” the automatic qualification of teams from host countries if there are more than two to join forces.
In addition, to accommodate the 51 matches between the 24 teams entered, the candidates must have ten stadiums, including at least one with 60,000 seats, one with 50,000 seats, at least four with 40,000 seats and at least three with 30,000 seats. .