JERUSALEM, June 20, 2013 -
UEFA European U21 Championships is now history. The next tournament in 2015
will be held in the Czech Republic. So what can players and visitors expect? Some
warm hospitality, solid organization, good conditions at the stadiums and
The Championship in 2015 will
be held across four stadiums. One group will play in Prague, the others in
Olomouc and Uherske Hradiste. The final will surely be held in Prague, but it
has not been decided yet whether the match will be played at Letna or Eden
(both stadiums have capacity around 20 000 seats).
"We want to enhance the
organizational scheme and make the tournament a prestigious event, a must-see
for everyone, no matter who would play," said the chief of the organizing
committee Petr Fousek.
The Czech Republic has been a
member of the European Union since 2004. More than ten million people live
there and the national language is Czech.
The capital city Prague with
almost 1.5 million inhabitants is world-famous for its magnificent sights like
Prague Castle, Charles Bridge or National Theatre and for its vibrant night
The tourists especially
praise the Czech gastronomy and yes the Czech beer. The well-known beer is
produced in the city of Pilsen, which gave its name to the whole type of beer,
and is known under the Pilsner Urquel brand.
The other host cities are in
Moravia (Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia are the main regions in the country).
Olomouc has around 100 thousand inhabitants and only 25 thousand people live in
The qualifications to this
Championship have already started and will end in the autumn of 2014.