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Euro 2020: Denmark confirms it will host games next year despite Tour de France clash

Copenhagen's Parken Stadium will host four Euro 2020 games next year

Denmark will nevertheless be capable to host 4 Euro 2020 video games subsequent yr no matter a conflict with the opening ranges of the Tour De France, the country’s Football Association has confirmed.

With Denmark already internet hosting the opening ranges of the 2021 Tour, the Danish FA have made new agreements with the metropolis of Copenhagen and its companions at the Parken Stadium following the postponement of the European Championships due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Euro 2020 finals begin subsequent yr on June eleven and run to July 11, whilst the opening three tiers of the Tour are from July 2-4.

The 2021 Tour de France is due to begin in Copenhagen
The 2021 Tour de France is due to begin in Copenhagen


Danish FA chairman Jesper Moller said: “Thank you to the Parken, the town of Copenhagen, UEFA and the Tour de France for discovering positive options to the tough task of accommodating each the European Championship and the Tour de France inside a few weeks.

Denmark will stage three team video games and a closing sixteen suit for Euro 2020, with all the fits taking region at the Parken Stadium which is domestic to the countrywide team.
Copenhagen mayor Frank Jensen said: “It has been my best want for Copenhagen to host each the European Championship and the Tour de France subsequent summer.

“It now appears we have succeeded. We can now seem ahead to a amazing carrying summer time in Copenhagen subsequent 12 months with plenty of occasion and togetherness.”

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