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Football: London and Munich rivals for Euro 2020 semis and final

Published on Apr 26, 2014 7:33 PM

PARIS (AFP) - The semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 will be staged in either London or Munich, European football's governing body Uefa announced on Saturday.

They were the only two cities that submitted bid dossiers for the semi-finals/final package of the new format tournament by a Friday midnight deadline.

In all, 19 cities from 19 countries are officially in the running to host games at the 2020 European football championship, which will be held across Europe for the first time, Uefa also announced.

A total of 32 countries out of Uefa's 54-strong membership had shown an interest in hosting games, but by the deadline only 19 had made formal their bids.

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