Euro 2016 decision

France confirmed as host nation for Euro 2016

May 28, 2010
By Soccernet staff
France has been chosen as the host nation for Euro 2016, beating rivals Italy and Turkey to the honour at a ceremony in Geneva on Friday afternoon.

UEFA president Michel Platini, who was not allowed to have an input in the bidding process, announced that his home country had won the right to host the tournament which will be the first to include 24 teams.

UEFA's executive committee favoured France over rival bids from Turkey and Italy, meaning the country will host its first ...

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