UEFA Euro 2008

The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2008, will take place in Austria and Switzerland, from 7 to 29 June 2008. It is the second in a series of three successful joint bids in the competition's history, alongside the UEFA Euro 2000, hosted by Belgium and the Netherlands and the 2012 competition in Poland and Ukraine.

A total of 16 teams will participate in the tournament. Austria and Switzerland will automatically qualify as hosts; The remaining 14 teams have been determined through qualifying matches which started in August 2006. Austria and Poland will be making their first appearance in the tournament. The winner of Euro 2008 will represent the UEFA at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.

UEFA Euro 2008
UEFA Euro 2008 official logo
Tournament details
Host nationsFlag of Austria Austria / Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Dates7 June – 29 June
Teams16 (from 52 associations)
Venues8 (in 8 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches31

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