19 cities, including Baku, bid for EURO 2020

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 26

Trend:

UEFA received final bid dossiers to host matches at UEFA EURO 2020 from 19 member associations representing 19 cities, following the expiry of the April 25 deadline, according to a message posted on UEFA website.

The member associations/cities that submitted bid dossiers for the standard package are: Azerbaijan (Baku), Belarus (Minsk), Belgium (Brussels), Bulgaria (Sofia), Denmark (Copenhagen), England (London), Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Skopje), Germany (Munich), Hungary (Budapest), Israel (Jerusalem), Italy (Rome), Netherlands (Amsterdam), Republic of Ireland (Dublin), Romania (Bucharest), Russia (Saint Petersburg), Scotland (Glasgow), Spain (Bilbao), Sweden (Stockholm), Wales (Cardiff).

"The member associations/cities that submitted bid dossiers for the semi-finals/final package are England (London) and Germany (Munich)," UEFA said.

Initially, 32 member associations expressed an interest in hosting the tournament by the first deadline of 12 September 2013.

The UEFA administration will examine the bid dossiers and prepare written evaluation reports for submission to the UEFA Executive Committee.

The final decision on the appointment of the 13 hosts of UEFA EURO 2020 will be taken by the UEFA Executive Committee on September 19 in Geneva.

In January 2013, the UEFA Executive Committee decided that the matches of the final stage of EURO 2020 will be held in 13 cities.

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