The 2016 UEFA European Championship, ordinarily alluded to as UEFA Euro 2016 or basically Euro 2016, will be the fifteenth version of the UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial global men’s football title of Europe sorted out by UEFA. It is booked to be held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016. Spain are two-time shielding champions.
Interestingly, the European Championship last competition will be challenged by 24 groups, having been extended from the 16-group design utilized subsequent to 1996. Under this new organization, the finalists will challenge a gathering stage comprising of six gatherings of four groups, trailed by a knockout stage including three rounds and the last. Nineteen groups – the main two from each of the nine qualifying bunches and the best third-set group – joined France, who qualified consequently as hosts; a progression of two-legged play-off ties between the staying third-set groups in November 2015 chose the last four spots at the last competition.
France was picked as the host country on 28 May 2010, after an offering procedure in which they beat Italy and Turkey for the privilege to have the 2016 finals.The matches will be played in ten stadia in ten urban areas: Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Étienne, and Toulouse. It will be the third time that France has the competition, after the inaugural competition in 1960 and the 1984 finals. The French group have won the European Championship twice: in 1984 and 2000. The triumphant group gains the privilege to contend at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup facilitated by Russia.
Every group has a “group base camp” for its stay between the matches. The groups will prepare and live in these areas all through the competition, heading out to diversions organized far from their bases. From an underlying rundown of 66 bases, the 24 taking an interest groups needed to affirm their determination with UEFA by 31 January 2016. The chose group base camps were reported on 2 March 2016
UEFA Euro 2016 Venue
At first, twelve stadiums were displayed for the French offer, picked on 28 May 2010. These venues were to be whittled down to nine before the end of May 2011, yet it was proposed in June 2011 that eleven venues may be utilized. The French Football Federation needed to pick which nine stadiums would really be utilized.
The decision for the initial seven was undisputed – France’s national stadium, the Stade de France, four recently built stadiums in Lille, Lyon, Nice and Bordeaux, and those of the greatest urban areas, Paris and Marseille. The last two remaining spots, after Strasbourg quit for budgetary reasons taking after assignment, were been Lens and Nancy in the first round of voting, rather than Saint-Étienne and Toulouse, picked as store stadiums.
In June 2011, the quantity of host venues was expanded to eleven on account of the new competition design including 24 groups, rather than the past 16.The choice implied that the store urban communities of Toulouse and St-Étienne joined the rundown of hosts. Be that as it may, in December 2011, Nancy reported its withdrawal from the competition, after the stadium’s redesign failed to work out, so ten host urban areas will now be utilized.
Likewise, the Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes and the Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier (venues which were utilized for the 1998 World Cup) were not picked. The last rundown of ten venues was affirmed by the UEFA Executive Committee on 25 January 2013.