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Brussels fears organisation duels EK 2020 to lose

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Brussels fears organisation duels EK 2020 to lose

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It is uncertain whether Brussels in 2020 four matches of the european football CHAMPIONSHIP can be organized.

The construction of the new Eurostadion, that should occur near the King Baudouin stadium on the place where now a large car park is situated, remains the subject of debate in the city council of the Belgian capital. Alderman Alain Courtois stressed Tuesday during a raadvergadering that the European football body, UEFA, goes in search of another host as the new stadium quickly.

“There is no plan B and that cannot be,” said Courtois. The alderman close renovation of the King baudouin stadium, the permanent home of the Belgian national team.

The construction of the Eurostadion would next summer to start, but is still the subject of legal proceedings.

According to the city council of the city of Brussels, the UEFA a hefty compensation if the Belgians at the stadium, on-time delivery. Courtois also spoke of “catastrophic reputation damage”.

The european CHAMPIONSHIPS in the summer of 2020 in thirteen different countries played. In Amsterdam, three groepsduels and a match in the eighth finals played.

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