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Lviv set for life after Euro 2012

roadtoeuro2012: Lviv set for life after Euro 2012

Everyday he woke up early in the morning, and took the tram to Lviv’s Central railway station where his shift started at 6. Olesj Gomernyk was a volunteer for Euro 2012: a 21-year old student hoping to become a vet, he helped foreign fans to find their way around a foreign city. He says that thanks to the…

Road to Euro 2012: Key facts

  • The 14th UEFA Euro football Championship will be held in Poland and Ukraine. The opening match between Poland and Greece will take place in Warsaw on the 8th of June. The final will kick off July 1st in Kyiv.
  • There will be eight stages in total; four in Poland (Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw) and four in Ukraine (Donetsk, Lviv, Kharkiv and Kyiv).
  • 16 national teams will compete in 31 matches in four groups. At the end of the group stage, the teams with the most points move onto the quarter finals.
  • Spain, the defending champion, will face Italy, Ireland and Croatia in the first stages.