European Football Championship - Euro 2012


The official title name - UEFA EURO 2012 - Poland-Ukraine

The alternative title - "EURO 2012" in Ukraine and Poland

European Football Championship "EURO 2012" - the main sporting event of the European states, which takes place every four years, and which will be held from June 8, 2012 to July 1, 2012. The last day of the championship final will be the 07/01/2012.

Championship is extremely important event is for fans and fans of the most popular sports game in Europe - football.

Like any sports game, the championship match involves national teams of professional football teams of specially trained in the stadiums for the sports event.

The natural conclusion of the European Football Championship is the final game between the teams, won the semifinal game.
Feature of the Euro 2012 championship is the fact that the state take the tournament, as well as visitors and football players are fighting for the right to hold this event in one state and only the third time the tournament is conducted in stages in the two countries at once - in Ukraine and Poland.

The Executive Committee of UEFA (UEFA) in September 2008 decided that, since the European Championships in France in 2016, admits in the final stage of the tournament - 24 teams. That is, EURO2012 - the last European football championship which carries out the final games of the settled rules of competition with the final stage of 16 teams.

Tours for UEFA EURO 2012
The championship in each country encourages the development of tourism business, which makes further economic and social development.
The host country football championships - Euro 2012, expect up to 1 million visitors, guests, tourists and sports fans. Accordingly, the creation and construction of urban infrastructure championship, in particular, stadiums, hotels and fan zones, highways, airports and other facilities that require large investments, both public and private investors.
Stadiums which will be held championship matches, meet all modern requirements for sports facilities, and each is an unusual architectural object that attracts tourists and fans.

In Kiev will be held at the football stadium - the National Sports Complex "Olympisky" at a sports area, near the subway station "Olympiyskaya"

For a comfortable stay in Kiev reconstructed the most modern stadium, which is a sports complex which allow the championships and many other sports.
The number of reconstructed hotel in Kiev has increased several times. Additionally, the plan includes the development of the planned construction of transport and social infrastructure in the light of such grandiose events in the future, including the including the Olympic Games.
For tourists visiting fans and organized a special bus route from the International airport "Boryspil" to the Kiev city. To do so would involve the most modern buses that will travel at intervals of not more than 30 minutes on a schedule and at the same clock.

UEFA championship EURO2012
Matches of Euro 2012 in Ukraine will be held at the stadium in Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkov and Lviv.
Match Euro 2012 stadiums in Poland in Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw.
The opening of the championship will be held in Warsaw, and the final will be held in Kiev - 07/01/2012.

The results of the official final tournament draw:
Group A: Poland, Greece, Russia, Czech Republic
Group B: Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Portugal
Group C: Spain, Italy, Ireland, Croatia
Group D: Ukraine, Sweden, France, England

Semi-finals and finals of Euro 2012 will take place:
27/06/2012 - Semifinal (Donetsk, Ukraine)
28/06/2012 - Semifinal (Warsaw, Poland)
01.07.2012 - finals in Kiev

More information can be found on the official site.

In accordance with the rates of bookmakers favorite Euro Cup 2012 and the alleged winner is Spain, then Germany and the Netherlands. According to forecast the winners followed by England, France, Italy, but in the top ten winners also includes Croatia, Russia and the Czech Republic, and the rating of Ukraine and Poland expected to be very low.
Forecast the winners of Euro 2012 Championship is also held by many official organizations.

The official prize of the championship - winning the cup or the UEFA Cup was officially launched in Kiev May 11, 2012.
After that held official meetings and presentations with a demonstration of cup in all host cities of Euro 2012 championship in Ukraine. Until then, Poland has officially presented the trophy - April 20, after which the Anry Delaunay trophy was sent to Ukraine through the towns of Poland with the official presentations and shows in the cities of the tournament.

The winner of the previous EURO 2008 - officially recognized as a team in Spain.

Transport system and infrastructure of Ukraine and Poland - the host championship EURO 2012 countries. Map of road Ukraine and Poland.