EURO 2024 Germany
The European Soccer Championship 2024 or EURO 2024 will be the 17th edition of the four-yearly soccer tournament. The European Championship is being held in June / July of the year 2024. The host country is not yet known, but a number of countries have already expressed their interest. In September 2018, UEFA will announce who may be the host country for the 2024 European Soccer Championship.
One of the countries that may be applying for the organization of EURO 2024 is the Netherlands. On 23 March 2012, the KNVB indicated that it wants to organize such a large event in the future. "The KNVB discusses whether we can possibly organize major events, but a European Championship will only be a serious option for the 2024 tournament," said Bert van Oostveen.
24 countries will participate in the European Championship 2024, divided into 6 groups of 4 countries. The numbers 1 and 2 of each group qualify for the knockout rounds, as well as the 4 best numbers 3 in the groups.
Candidates for organization
The following countries have indicated that they will apply:
Germany, Turkey, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Interest in organization
The following countries have indicated that they are considering an offer:
Italy, Estonia and Russia, Romania and Hungary, the Netherlands
Timeline selection procedure
December 9, 2016: the official invitation to bid on the organization of the European Championship 2024 has been sent to all UEFA countries March 3, 2017: deadline for national soccer associations to confirm their interest in a bid March 10, 2017: announcement of all interested countries 27 April 2018: deadline for national soccer associations to submit their detailed bid file to UEFA September 2018: allocation of the European Soccer Championship 2024