Football: Germany Will Host Euro 2024
Germany has beaten Turkey to host Euro 2024 after a vote by UEFA’s official advisory group. Before the voting took place in Nyon, Switzerland, the two nations had already made their final bid presentations.
This result means Germany will organize the European Championship for the 1st time as one nation, with West Germany having facilitated the 1988 competition.
#EURO2024 in Germany! Our hard work has paid off and we are proud to host another tournament in our country. With this euphoria we must tackle the upcoming tasks and celebrate a big football festival in 2024!#UnitedByFootball pic.twitter.com/2xc2vKTYeC
— Philipp Lahm (@philipplahm) September 27, 2018
Meanwhile, Turkey is yet to host a noteworthy universal football competition. It has seen past endeavors to have the Euros in 2008, 2012 and 2016 fail, and the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Euro 2024 will come back to a solitary host design after Euro 2020 is held crosswise over Europe, including Germany.
Prior to declaring the victor, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said Germany and Turkey had made “very strong bids”.
Germany to host #EURO2024. Turkey’s bid has been declined. Another example of preferential treatment by UEFA leading to Muslim oppression – Erdogan
— Debarati Majumder (@debarati_m) September 27, 2018
Euro 2024 will highlight 24 teams, occurring in June and July, with 51 matchesplanned for up to 32 days.
The final will be held in Berlin, while matches will likewise be played in Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg and Stuttgart.
Germany and Turkey were the main nations in the running for Euro 2024 and, in the development, an assessment report by Uefa expressed Turkey’s bid had dangers.
Germany has beaten Turkey in the contest to host Euro 2024, overcoming the Mesut Özil racism scandal and protests by fans. It’s the fourth time that Turkey has lost out. Story from @muradahmed https://t.co/kQ8aoywZJ7 pic.twitter.com/Va3KETeQVC
— Laura Pitel (@laurapitel) September 27, 2018
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