UEFA can attract new cities for Euro 2020

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the Union of European football associations (UEFA) can attract new cities to the organization of the European championship in 2021. It is reported TASS with reference to the General Director of the organizing Committee of the Russian Championships, member of the UEFA Executive Committee Alexei Sorokin.

“If some of the cities will fall, a lot of options. Or will a new city, or a redistribution among the available. The second option is less time consuming. The reallocation of matches – it is the prerogative of UEFA,” – said Sorokin.

In March, a Euro 2020 was moved to 2021 due to pandemic coronavirus. The tournament will be held from 11 June to 11 July. All competitions and matches under the auspices of UEFA also postponed until further notice.

Originally the Championships were to be held in the period from 12 June to 12 July in 12 cities in the region. This is what European countries are the most dangerous centers of the pandemic – in particular in Italy, where he planned the opening match of the championship.

Pandemic coronavirus have caused considerable damage to the sports industry. In addition to Euro 2020, cancelled the ice hockey world championship and the Olympics in Tokyo will be in July 2021.

According to the latest who data, the world has already recorded more than 1.35 million cases, more than 79,2 thousand people died. In 81 region of Russia was 10 131 case coronavirus infection. Which is 16.8% more than the previous day.

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