The European championship on football among women, scheduled for the summer of 2021, deferred for one year. It is planned that it will be held from 6 to 31 July 2022, said UEFA.
Tournament to be held in England. UEFA intends to use the same city as earlier planned.
UEFA President Alexander Ceferin, founder says that this step ensures that the competition will get the coverage it deserves:
“Migrate the following year, we ensure that our main women’s competition will be the only major football tournament in the summer.”
Earlier men’s European championship and the Olympic games in Tokyo were delayed until 2021 due to pandemic coronavirus.