The experts from a special UEFA committee finished on Tuesday their two-day visit to Wroclaw which was devoted to the hotels and accommodation during European Football Championships in 2012. The experts visited all four and five star hotels in Wroclaw. They visited 10 working objects and construction sites of four following investments.
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The foundations for the stadium on which the matches of European Championships will take place in 2012 were laid on Tuesday in Lwow. This is the second stage of building the stadium. The first one, preparing the terrain for construction, lasted from the beginning of last December. – Laying the foundations should have taken place on 20th January and we succeeded. I would like to emphasize that the works are held nonstop – said the mayor of Lwow Andrij Sadowy, quoted by local web portals.
UEFA decided to organize Euro 2012 in eight cities. Poland and Ukraine applied for expanding the list of host-cities to 10-12. The decision of UEFA can mean that the European Championships will pass over Chorzow and Krakow. – We have reached an agreement with Poland – said the head of Ukrainian football Hryhorij Surkis – Euro will be held in four Polish cities and four Ukrainian ones. The final list of the city-hosts will have been prepared by UEFA by May. Michal Listkiewicz the former head of PZPN (Polish National […]
41 737 spectators will be able to watch the matches on the new stadium which is being built in Wroclaw Maslice. During Euro 2012 three group matches are going to be organized in Wroclaw. A polish-greek consortium chaired by Mostostal Warsaw S.A. won the tender for building the object. As the Department director for social matters in the Municipal Council in Wroclaw, Michal Janicki, said that “the contract will be signed immediately” if other firms participating in the tender will not protest and the the city council will transfer additional […]
Zbigniew Boniek met the UEFA president Michel Platini at the game between Roma and Chelsea in the Master League. Both gentlemen had the opportunity to talk about the Polish football, elections in the Polish Football Association and about Euro 2012. It was in connection with the last one that Boniek brings good news for the cities of Krakow and Chorzow back from the meeting. „Michel opened my eyes to certain matters. In Poland no one realizes that, but it is as many as six cities that have equal chances for […]
“Germans have been negotiating with the UEFA to take over the Euro 2012 organization from the Ukraine”, said Franz Beckenbauer to Sueddeutsche Zeitung. Beckenbauer, FIFA and the German Football Coalition vice-president admitted that the Ukraine’s troubles with organizing the tournament, due to the global economic crisis and the political turmoil in the Ukraine have forced UEFA to come out with a plan B. „It is not a mystery that we have been running talks in Zurich concerning our actions in case the Ukraine does not meet the deadlines. One such […]
The president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Michel Platini warned again Poland and Ukraine on Wednesday that should one of these two countries not build a stadium in its capital, both will lose the right to organize the Europe championships in 2012. Platini, was is staying in Sofia, stressed that the championships will not be transferred to only one of the two countries in case the other is not ready to host them. ”There will be no championships there if the Ukraine fails to build the stadium […]
In Gdansk the company to complete the first stage of groundwork at the construction of the Euro 2012 stadium was chosen. The works are to set off in December 2008 and last for six months. The Tender Commission of the company BIEG 2012, after a detailed analysis of the provided documents, chose the contractor to execute the groundwork and land reclamation works. Among the seven offers, the most advantageous one turned out to be that of the Wakoz company, informed the spokesman of the supervising company at the Gdansk stadium […]
The Polish and Ukrainian national football associations’ presidents, Grzegorz Lato and Hrihoryi Surkis, argued on Friday in Kiev that these two countries would meet the Euro 2012 deadlines. „I am fully convinced that the Ukraine will be on time and that we will be on time” said Lato after a joint press conference with Surkis. The head of the Polish Football Association visited Ukraine as the first country after his election to the position. „I am making my first steps here (as the PFA president) and the visit (to Ukraine) […]
UEFA left us the right to organize Euro 2012 – emphasize the Saturday Ukrainian newspapers after the session of the Executive Committee of the European Football Association that took place in Bordeaux. They decided that Poland and Ukraine would host the event. “There really were reasons to worry about. Practically, during the whole past year the preparations for Euro 2012 have not gone ahead: great plans stopped on the paper only. The event did not sleep as well – Italy, Germany one after another declared that they are even now […]