NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA all but confirmed its long-expected hosts for the European Championship in 2028 and 2032 on Wednesday by formally accepting a joint bid proposal from Italy and Turkey for the 2032 edition. Turkey also had been bidding for the 2028 edition against the strongly favored U.K. and Ireland combined plan which is now left as the only candidate. “Their (Turkey’s) bid to stage UEFA Euro 2028 is consequently withdrawn,” European soccer's governing body said in a statement. Bo
The five-nation bid is now the only option on the table for the finals in five years’ time.
UK and Ireland’s bid is now unopposed with Turkey poised to join forces with Italy to host Euro 2032