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 […]
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UEFA Michel boss Platini told in intelligences for the log “La Stampa” and “Gazzetta dello Sport”, that final concerning decision of the organization of the Euro 2012 trapdoors on the autumn. It is the next voice already in the referring discussion full of conjectures of taking away of this event from Poland and Ukraine What truth Platini asked about whether it is current still, that championships in 2012 Poland and Ukraine will be organizing the year, replied that nothing changed. But began after a while to devise visions of autumn […]
France will host football European championships in 2016, decided in Geneva the Executive Committee of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). It will be the third tournament organized on the Seine – previously the Old Continent championships were held there in 1960 (triumph of USSR) and in 1984 (host’s victory). In the second round of the Executive Committee voting the French received one voice more than Turkey and won 7:6. The third candidate – Italy dropped out at the first round of voting. 13 representatives participated in voting. The UEFA […]
In Ukraine we still didn’t manage to sell 50 thousand Euro 2012 tickets – UEFA informed on Monday, adding that not only high accommodation costs are to blamed for this situation. In Poland there are almost no tickets for matches available. – In Poland we are basically sold out. In Ukraine we still have around 50 thousand tickets, confirmed Pedro Correia, a UEFA official, responsible for all ticket-related issues. – It’s no secret that demand was far higher in Poland than in Ukraine, he added. Euro 2012 kicks off on […]
Euro 2012 will take place in four Polish and four Ukrainian cities with the final match in Kiev – decided UEFA Executive Committee, which finishes deliberations on the Portuguese island, Madera. Recent decisions of the government, which granted additional means for preparations and approved financial plan, decided about such division – admitted Michael Platini. – It’s victory of Ukraine – said, with relief, the Prime Minister Julia Tymoszenko at a special press conference. – I’m happy that the championships will take place in all four Ukrainian cities! Likewise most of […]
President Viktor Juszczenko accused the Ukrainian government of breaking promises concerning the financing of EURO 2012, calling into question the progress of preparations criticized recently by the UEFA. According to Juszczenko, the government has provided so far only 5 percent of 945 million dollars which were to be devoted to the organization budget of Euro 2012 this year. – The programme of financing Championships is at risk – announced the president. – Together with the head of the central bank and the finance minister we have to consider ways to […]
According to the requirements UEFA, the residential centers for teams are supposed to be ready in a year already, but actually will not be. – We will ask for more time – announces Olkowicz Adam, vice-president of the Polish Football Association. Up to 44 Polish towns would like to host 16 final groups of the European Championships, but for the time being any center meets UEFA requirements. Representations have to have available at least a four-star hotel with 60 rooms, football field for thousand of spectators and three training places. […]
Mirosław Drzewiecki, the minister of sport and tourism, visited the stadium on Friday. He got familiar with the project of the last step to modernize the facility. He did not hide that he is impressed by the Silesia stadium. The Minister had visited the facility for almost an hour. In the company of the marshal Boguslaw Śmigielski and Adam Matusiewicz he visited changing rooms, conference rooms, a point of command as well ass grassland. – The Silesian stadium is located in beautiful surroundings. There are no such facilities and changing […]
This relation comes from last Michael Platini visit in Poland.
Amid fears the Euro 2012 finals were in jeopardy, UEFA has granted tentative approval for Poland and Ukraine to maintain hosting rights for what is one of world soccer’s most important events. Despite the backing, UEFA warned the joint hosts to speed up their preparations, insisting the hosting deal could still be annulled, sources from European soccer’s governing body said Friday. Poland and Ukraine were given the reprieve after UEFA’s executive committee met in Bordeaux to discuss a progress report on preparations for the tournament.