Switzerland named host country of the 2025 European Women’s Championship | sport
The next European Women’s Football Championship will take place in Switzerland in 2025. The board of directors of UEFA, the European football association, preferred Switzerland to three other candidates: France, Poland and a “bid”. joint venture between Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The planned host cities are Geneva, Zurich, Bern, Basel, Thun, Lucerne, Sion and St. Gallen.
Last year the European Championships were held in England. The English footballers then won the European title at Wembley under the guidance of national coach Sarina Wiegman. Four years earlier, Wiegman had also won the European Championship in his own country with the Netherlands. The “Lionesses” found themselves stuck in the quarter-finals as the defending champions in England.
The Women’s World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand next summer. The Dutch footballers have qualified for this and play in the group against Portugal, Vietnam and the United States.
Along with Germany and Belgium, the Netherlands have applied for the organization of the 2027 World Cup.
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