UEFA confirms thirteen cities will host Euro 2020

UEFA president Michel Platini says, "Countries that would never have had the chance to host the Euros will be able to participate in this festival of football." The 2020 edition of European Championships will be held across the continent.

updated: January 26, 2013 12:26 IST
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Nyon, Switzerland: European football's governing body UEFA on Friday confirmed that the 2020 European Championship will be staged in 13 different cities across the continent.

UEFA's executive committee rubber-stamped the proposals, which were first made public last month, for the 2020 finals to be the first "Euro for Europe".

Previous tournaments have been held in one country or, as was the case at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, joint-hosted by two neighbouring countries.

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