EURO 2016 might be one of the most awaited football events besides World Cup, there are 20 Countries That Go to EURO 2016 Final. Football is considered as the most popular type of sport in the world. There are so many people from all around the world who love to play football and watch football match. You also can find so many football teams from various countries. Some countries in the world even have their own national football team. These national football teams will meet sometimes in world football events such as World Cup or EURO. The upcoming EURO 2016 will be held in France. Just like the previous EURO, EURO 2016 is started with qualification round. The EURO 2016 qualification round is completed on October last year. Based on the results of the qualification round, there are 20 teams that are confirmed to appear in the 15th tournament of European countries, the EURO 2016. These 20 teams are including the home team, France. However, there’s a bad news. Netherlands, the third winner of World Cup 2014, will not play in EURO 2016.
20 Countries That Go to EURO 2016 Final
Netherlands is surprisingly defeated by Czech Republic and Iceland and will not go to EURO 2016 this year. This surprising fact might be quite disappointed by some people, especially for those who have Netherlands as their favorite team. In fact, Netherlands have to accept their loss from Turkey and sit on the fourth place in EURO 2016 qualification. world sport betting One of the main reasons why Netherlands have a terrible performance in the EURO qualification round is that there are many players in the team who are injured.
On the other hand, from 20 countries that are passed the qualification, there are 5 countries that are considered as new comer in this year EURO tournament. These countries are Iceland, Wales, Slovakia, Albania, and North Ireland. The countries that are passé the EURO 2016 qualification round are France, Czech Republic, Wales, Spain, Germany, England, Swiss, North Ireland, Rumania, Austria, Russia, Italy, Croatia, Portugal, Albania, and Turkey. France is the team home since this year EURO is held on France. The winner of Group A in qualification round is Czech Republic while Iceland is the runner up. Belgium is the winner of Group B in qualification round while the runner ups is Wales. The winner of Group C in qualification round is Spain while the runner up is Slovakia. Germany is the winner of Group D in qualification round while the runner up is Poland. The winner and the runner up of Group E in qualification round are respectively England and Swiss.
North Ireland is the winner of Group F in qualification round while the runner up is Rumania. Austria and Russia are the winner and the runner up of Group G in the qualification round while Italy and Croatia are the winner and the runner up of Group H in qualification round. Portugal and Albania are the winner and the runner up of Group I in qualification round while Turkey is the third winner of Group A. This year EURO will use new format by allowing 24 teams to enter. The final round of EURO 2016 will be held on 10 June to 10 July 2016.