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Switzerland hand no dey for Euro 2020

Switzerland don komot dia hand for de hosting of matches for Euro 2020 wey go shele for 13 places around de continent, naso de Swiss football federation (SFV) yarn.

De Swiss wey don already select Basle as de venue dey bin wan use follo host de Euro 2008 with Austria don yarn say dem bin think say dis go reduce dia chances to grab games award. .

“We bin think say dat countries wey don host de European Championship for de lass 12 years juss get small chance for Euro 2020” naso SFV presido Peter Gilleron yarn for a statement.

“We no wan spend money any how for de Swiss/Basle candidacy and to kon do plenty wahala for one particular project”, naso SFV general secretary Alex Mlescher yarn.

As dem take speed waka from de normal way, European Soccer’s governing body Uefa kon decide lass year and kon spread de 2020 tournament around dia member associations to celebrate de 60th anniversary for de European Championship.

Switzerland dey among 32 countries wey announce for September say dem wan follo host, although Turkey also announce for Friday say dem don withdraw from de race to host matches for Euro 2020 and go instead wan bid for de Euro 2024 tournament.

Friday be de lass day wey candidates go submit dia bid dossiers to Uefa.


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