Germany name Munich as 2020 European Championship bid city

The DFB will work up until the September 12 deadline for candidacies to be placed with UEFA on the two options open to Munich for the tournament that will be played in 13 different countries.

updated: August 30, 2013 22:35 IST
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Berlin: The city of Munich has beaten off Berlin to be retained as the German candidate to host matches at the 2020 European Championship, the German Football Federation (DFB) announced Friday.

"It was a tough decision because Munich and Berlin have already proved their capabilities in organising events of this magnitude," DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach said.

"With Munich, we are sure of having a very good chance."

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