Football: 2021 U-17 Euros cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

Euro 2020, Uefa’s flagship tournament which was due to take place this June, was postponed by a year and will run from June 11–July 11, 2021. (Reuters)
Euro 2020, Uefa’s flagship tournament which was due to take place this June, was postponed by a year and will run from June 11–July 11, 2021. (Reuters)

London - But Uefa said the men’s U-19 Euros would go ahead in July in Romania



By Reuters

Published: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 2:31 PM

Last updated: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 2:42 PM

The 2021 men’s and women’s U-17 European Championships have been cancelled due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Uefa said on Friday.

“Based on a constant monitoring of the development of the pandemic ... the Uefa Executive Committee decided after consultation with all 55 member associations to cancel and/or postpone some of the 2020/21 youth national team competitions,” European soccer’s governing body said in a statement.

Uefa also said the men’s U-19 Euros would go ahead in July in Romania, with the women’s event set to take place in July-August in Belarus.

Euro 2020, Uefa’s flagship tournament which was due to take place this June, was postponed by a year and will run from June 11–July 11, 2021.


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