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Germany awarded the right to host Euro 2024

Germany awarded the right to host Euro 2024
Soccer Football - Euro 2024 Host Announcement - Nyon, Switzerland - September 27, 2018 The UEFA European Championship trophy on display ahead of the announcement REUTERS/Denis Balibouse   -   Copyright  DENIS BALIBOUSE(Reuters)
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NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Germany will host the Euro 2024 soccer championship, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Thursday following a vote by the executive committee of European soccer’s ruling body.

Germany and Turkey were the only candidates to stage the 24-team tournament.

(Reporting by Brian Homewood, editing by Ed Osmond)

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