Rome ‘fully confirmed’ as host city for Euro 2020: UEFA | The Guardian Nigeria News


(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 21, 2016 the logo for the UEFA European Championship football competition (L) is displayed next to the Euros trophy (R) during a launch event in London. – The 2020 European Championship will be the first to be played all across the continent, with 12 different countries hosting matches, forcing teams and supporters to rack up thousands of air miles and leave behind a gigantic carbon footprint. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 percent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Rome was one of four of the 12 host cites threatened with having its matches removed because it could not give assurances that spectators would be allowed into grounds given the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

“The authorities have guaranteed at least 25 percent of the stadium’s capacity will be filled,”…

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