The UEFA Executive Committee on Thursday ascertained that The UEFA Women’s Euro Championship 2021 will now be held in 2022 from July 6 to July 31 in England.
By shifting the tournament to 2022 will assure that the crown jewel competition has the full possibility to improve the growth of women’s football.
Same venues are aimed to use the same that was originally recommended to host the event.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said, ” When we had to take an urgent decision on the postponement of UEFA EURO 2020, we always had the impact of UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 in mind. We have carefully considered all options, with our commitment to the growth of women’s football at the forefront of our thinking.”
He added, “By moving UEFA Women’s EURO to the following year, we are ensuring that our flagship women’s competition will be the only major football tournament of the summer, providing it with the spotlight it deserve.”
The UEFA EURO announced that EURO 2020 would be postponed to 2021 on March 17 due to the outbreak of coronavirus, after while the decision to move UEFA Women’s EURO comes as their duty to protect the health of players, while allowing competition to be completed.
The UEFA and the English Football Association continue to work with the organisers of Birmingham 2020 Commonwealth Games to ensure that the upcoming year will provide a memorable summer.