Hey football fans, it’s Euro Cup 2016 this June. Thousand fans around the globe specially the people of France are extremely excited & looking positively (after the mass bombing in France :() for the biggest international men’s national football competition this year. Euro Cup is a quadrennial competition among top European football countries organized by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Just like World Cup games, UEFA Euro games are held every 4 years and if fans can remember, Euro Cup 2012 final was spectacular & jaw-dropping match between Spain and Italy as Spain demolished the latter with 4 goals to nothing (4-0).
This Euro Cup will feature for the first time in the history of the tournament an increased from 16 teams to 24 teams. Whether, that will affect the Euro Cup games, that remain to be seen. We’ve prepared some of the most commonly asked questions regarding Euro 2016.
Which cities will host Euro Cup 2016 games?
10 key cities in France are set to host the games. The host cities are Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Etienne and Toulouse. The opening match kicks off on Friday, June 10 in Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis- a suburb of Paris – which is located just 9km North of Paris.
When and where will be the Final game of Euro 2016?
The Euro Cup 2016 final match will be held on Sunday, July 10 at Stade de France in Saint Denis, which is suburb area North of Paris.
Where to watch European Championship 2016 LIVE on TV, PC and mobile devices?
UEFA has secured a deal from 26 European countries TV networks for a free-to-air channels for all the matches while US viewers can watch Euro cup live TV broadcast on ESPN.
Qualified teams to play in Euro Cup 2016?
Starting in this competition, 24 European teams have qualified through series of qualifying games. The official 24 teams for Euro 2016 are (in Alphabetical order):
- Czech Republic
- Northern Ireland
- Republic of Ireland
Which top teams missed out of Euro Cup 2016?
Netherlands, Denmark, Scotland and Greece are well-known teams who failed to qualify to Euro 2016 games.
Which teams compete in each Group?
The draw for Euro Cup 2016 groupings was announce December 2016. The 24 teams are group into 6 of 4 teams.Groups are as follows:
Albania, France, Romania, Switzerland
England, Russia, Slovakia, Wales
Germany, Northern Ireland, Poland, Ukraine
Croatia, Czech, Spain, Turkey
Belgium, Italy, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
Austria, Hungary, Iceland, Portugal
Players to watch in the Euro 2016?
World best footballers like Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Thomas Müller, Gareth Bale, Iker Casillas and many more will bring attractions to the European Championships 2016. What are you waiting for fans, book your tickets/hotels to France for a chance of lifetime experience of this prestigious sporting event in Europe. Don’t miss it fans! Enjoy.