Euro 2012

About Euro 2012

The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2012, will take place in Poland and Ukraine.

The 16 nations tournament will kick off on June 8, 2012 in Warsaw, Poland and crown a new European champion in Kiev, Ukraine on July 01, 2012.

Competition format

14 European countries qualified for the competition along with co-hosts Poland and Ukraine. Those 16 nations were drawn into 4 groups of 4.

Each team will play one game against the 3 other teams in its group, earning 3 points for a victory, 1 for a draw, none for a loss.

The winner and the runner-up of each group will then qualify for the quarterfinals.

Teams

Group A
Czech Republic
Greece
Russia
Poland
Group B
Germany
Portugal
Denmark
Netherlands
Group C
Spain
Italy
Croatia
Ireland
Group D
England
France
Ukraine
Sweden

EURO 2012 Champion

In the final match, played on 1st July 2012, Spain became European champions.