Germany considering bid for Euro 2024

However, any such bid would be dependent on Germany's level of participation in the hosting of the 2020 tournament, which will take place across 13 countries.

updated: July 20, 2013 16:32 IST
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Berlin: German Football Federation (DFB) president Wolfgang Niersbach says his country are considering a bid to host the European Championships in 2024.

In an interview published Saturday, Niersbach told Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper that Germany would consider bidding for the tournament if they are not chosen to host the final phase -- the semi-finals and final -- of the Europe-wide 2020 competition.

"If we look at the European map, we can say with assurance -- and not arrogance -- that we have the ability to organise such a complex tournament," he said.

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