Denmark reaches a new agreement to organize the postponed games of Euro 2020: FA
COPENHAGEN: Denmark will continue to be able to host four games in the 2020 European Football Championship postponed next year despite a clash with the early stages of the Tour de France , from the country Football Association said in a statement Thursday.
With Denmark already hosting the opening stages of the 2021 Tour, the Danish FA had to make new agreements with the city of Copenhagen and its partners at the Parken Stadium after the postponement of the euros due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Thank you to the Parken, the city of Copenhagen, UEFA and the Tour de France for finding constructive solutions to the difficult challenge of accommodating both the European Championship and the Tour de France within a few weeks," said Jesper Moller, chairman of the Danish FA.
the Euro 2020 The finals start on June 11 and run until July 11, while the initial three stages of the Tour are from July 2 to 4.
Copenhagen mayor Frank Jensen said: "It has been my greatest wish for Copenhagen to host both the European Championship and the Tour de France next summer.
Now it seems that we have been successful. We can now look forward to a fantastic sporting summer in Copenhagen next year with much celebration and togetherness.
Denmark is due to stage three group games and a last 16 match for Euro 2020 , with all the matches taking place at the Parken Stadium which is home to the national team.