According to preparing Herry Marcin, the president of the PL.2012 company supervising in Poland to football championships of Europe in 2012 confirmed the year, UEFA to Friday, that was worked by five last months well. Herra was participating in Vienna on Friday in the sitting of the steering Committee i.e. the organ of Euro-2012 appointed by UEFA to the analysis and supervision of the state of preparations for the organization of Poland and Ukraine. With returning him, causes for optimism are. “UEFA confirmed to Friday that we utilized the time […]
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Two years before the first match of Euro 2012, no one talks about removing Poland the right to host this great football event. Polish organizers are happy. During the Monday’s news conference they proudly quoted the words of the head of UEFA, Michel Platini said at the beginning of June: – Preparations in Poland run properly and there are no great risks. – This is a great satisfaction for us – said Adam Olkowicz, head of the Euro2010 company established by UEFA, which is responsible for preparation and managing the […]
CNN’s new series i-List takes you to a different country each month. In June, we visit Poland focusing on changes shaping the country’s economy, culture and its social fabric. Warsaw, Poland (CNN) — Football fever is already gripping Poland ahead of co-hosting the European Championships in 2012. Despite the national team’s absence from the World Cup in South Africa, the country’s sports fields are packed with children and amateur footballers getting into the mood. When Poland and Ukraine host Euro 2012, they will be the first Eastern European countries to […]
On Wednesday a cornerstone was built in under the construction of the stadium in Gdansk for the Football European Championships in 2012. Lech Walesa, the former President, Miroslaw Drzewiecki, minister of sport and tourism, Marcin Herra, chief-executive of PL.2012 and Grzegorz Lato, chief-executive of PZPN took part in the event. The facility, which will host three group matches and the Poland-Ukraine quarter-final is a cost of more than 600 million zlotys. Its tribune will have space for 44 thousand of spectators. The event of building-in the cornerstone was held exactly […]
‘We have visited all the construction sites. I think that Taylor was impressed’, says Marcin Herra Chief of the PL2012 partnership which coordinates the arrangements for Euro 2012- in the interview ‘Polski The Times’ about the visit of UEFA Secretary General Herra does not hide that David Taylor was extremely satisfied with the progress of arrangements for the championships in our country. He saw, for the first time, genuine, tangible building sites He saw that there is a lot going on. In Warsaw the construction works on the National Stadium […]
Global financial crisis may make the job of preparing for the Euro 2012 football championship easier for Poland as demand for unrelated construction eases and prices drop, a senior official said on Friday. Marcin Herra, who heads the PL.2012 agency preparing for the event, told Reuters in an interview, the global slowdown in investment increased developers’ interest in key infrastructure projects, while falling prices of building materials should make the final price-tag lower. Infrastructure work is a major challenge for Poland and co-host Ukraine, which have to build not only […]
UEFA gives an ultimatum. Stadiums in Warsaw and Kiev have to come into being. Otherwise, we will lose championships. There is no plan “B” for Warsaw and Kiev. If the stadium are not built in these cities on time, the Europe championships will be taken away by Germany or Russia. – UEFA does not imagine the situation in which Euro 2012 would not take place in the capitals of Poland and Ukraine – Warsaw and Kiev’ says Michael Listkiewicz, the chairman of the Polish Football Association. Michel Platini has already […]
‘We can sleep calmly’ – says Michal Listkiewicz. ‘They will not take away Euro from us” – added Mirosław Drzewiecki, the minister of sport. Both of them were right. Now, during the debates in Bordeaus, The Executive Committee of UEFA confirmed that the Europe championship will be organized in 2012 by Poland and Ukraine. The fact that we have Euro has been confirmed today by the Executive Committee of UEFA in Bordeaux. However, the activists warned that both countries has to accelerate preparatory works.
The President of Ukrainian Federation Soccer admitted that it’s probable that the majority of Euro 2012 matches including finals, would be played in Poland. The Prime Minister of Ukraine is a bigger optimist. Ukrainians have the biggest problems with the infrastructure, especially with old airports. What’s more, there is also a problem with Olympic Stadium where finals are planned. An object that can accommodate 75.000 spectators is supposed to be entirely rebuilt and extend to about 85.000 seats. A Taiwanese company that won a bidding for the modernization of the […]
In the next week will be presented a report on the centres of residence for the teams involved in European football championship in 2012 poland – announced the president overseeing the preparation of the company PL.2012 Marcin Herra. Team composed of representatives of the Polish Football Association, the Ministry of Sport and Tourism and PL.2012 made a very precise evaluation of 110 centres residence located throughout the country. For six weeks have been visited and checked every place, and then bear the additional documentation photo that was seen progress in […]