MOSCOW, 18 Nov - R-Sport, Sergey Smyshlyaev. Full membership of the European championship on football of 2016 became known on Tuesday Evening on the results of the last play-offs, the 1st of which Ukrainian Team also won promotion to the Euro.
All in all competitions, which will be held From June 10 to July 10 in France, will involve 24 teams: Spain, Germany, England, Portugal, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Turkey, Ireland, Iceland, Wales, Albania, Northern Ireland and France.
The first team, who made it into the final stage of the match according to the results of the playoffs, was the team of Hungary, had defeated the Norwegians on the sum of the 2 matches. In the First meeting, held in Norway, the Hungarians won With a minimal score (1: 0) and in the return game again prevailed (2: 1), guaranteeing themselves a ticket to France. The Hungarian national team entered the European Championships for the first time Since 1972.
note that Hungarian striker Tamas Priskin, who became the scorer of the first goal in the return leg, I dedicated it to ex-goalkeeper of the Hungarian national team to Fulop Marton, who passed away last week. Fulop died Thursday at the age of 32 from cancer. The doctors found cancer in soccer player in June 2013, After which he finished his athletic career.
"It was a very important goal, and I wish to devote the Marton Fulop, my very good friend," said Priskin, whose words lead Goal. Com.
the other pair of Team Ireland did not allow the team of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time in its history to reach the championship. After the first tournament ended in a draw with the score 1: 1, the Bosnians still had All chances to be a success, But the second meeting had dotted all the i: runaway victory for team Ireland with the account 2: 0.
"It seems we All are unable to focus on the game, - quotes the expression of Edin Dzeko official Internet portal of UEFA After our second game.- With that kind of football we deserve nothing. I would argue that we were lucky - we could concede more than two goals "." My condolences to all of our fans who have supported us throughout the way, - has told the chief coach of the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mehmed Bazdarevic.- I wish only to say that today we could give and demonstrate more."
The national team of Ukraine for its part did not fail to fray the nerves of fans, But still took precedence over the Slovenians. After a confident victory in a home match with the score 2: 0 the Ukrainians played a draw 1: 1 in the second leg, only equalized in the 97th minute. On the amount 2 of co-host Ukraine booked their place at Euro 2016.
so, it's safe to say that Ukrainians who participated in the European championship only once - at the home tournament in 2012, took the Slovenians a full revenge for the defeat in the "joints" 2000.
The Swedes, ranked in the joints "because" the national team of Russia, in their pair won a landslide victory over the Danes. The main character of those games is, without doubt, was the leader of his national team Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scored a goal From the penalty spot in the First meeting, which ended with the victory of the team of Sweden with the score 2: 1, and also made a brace in the return game (2: 2).
A football feast in these days overshadowed by the tragic events that occurred in Paris. The evening of November 13 in Paris has been a series of terrorist acts. Unidentified opened fire at the 1st restaurant, 3 explosion sounded in the immediate vicinity of the stadium " Stade de France ", which took place the match between France and Germany, which was attended by French leader Francois Hollande. In addition, at a rock concert at the "Bataclan" the unknown took hostages. According to the summary data, lost his life 129.
The incident sparked a wave of applications, where concern was expressed regarding the safety of the guests of the upcoming match. But in France, said: the question does not arise, and the question of the abolition of the European championship is not assigned.
"Sport cannot stop crime, - said the head of the Ministry of sports and youth of France Patrick Canne, whose words led AFP.- Euros will be held With maximum security level, security measures will be strengthened in connection With the recent events, But the question of the abolition of the magnificent holiday not Worth it."
before UEFA announced that Euro 2016 will be held in France in the planned time frame - From 10 June to 10 July.
"More than three years, the organizing Committee UEFA Euro 2016, working closely With the appropriate bodies to develop the most appropriate mechanisms to ensure security during the match, and we are confident that the necessary measures will be taken. The draw ceremony of Euro 2016 as scheduled, will be held on 12 December in Paris, the final tournament will be held in France From 10 June to 10 July 2016 ", - quotes the message of the UEFA ITV.
The final tournament draw will take place in Paris on 12 December, and the composition of the baskets is as follows:
Pot 1: Spain, Germany, England, Portugal, Belgium
Pot 2: Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Ukraine.
Pot 3: Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary
Basket 4: Turkey, Ireland, Iceland, Wales, Albania, Northern Ireland.
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