PARIS (Reuters) – France introduced on Thursday that it was bidding to host the 2025 European Women’s Championship, formally getting into a crowded subject to safe the event.
France first introduced an curiosity final November however the nation’s soccer federation formally confirmed its candidacy in an announcement, saying its bid would “be based in particular on the success of the organisation of the Women’s World Cup in France in 2019”.
Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine and a joint Scandinavian bid from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are additionally within the race to host the 16-team occasion, with the successful bid anticipated to be chosen on the finish of this yr.
France hosted 24 groups on the final women’s World Cup, which was held throughout 9 venues with the opening match in Paris and the ultimate in Lyon.
(Writing by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Davis)