Hungary and Slovenia to co-host 2021 Under-21 EURO

Hungary and Slovenia are assured of places at the 2021 U21 EURO after being confirmed as co-hosts.

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Hungary and Slovenia have been comfirmed as co-hosts of the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship following the UEFA Executive Committee's meeting in Dublin.

Next year's tournament, held in Italy and San Marino, will be the second involving 12 teams, up from the eight involved at every edition since 2000. The 2021 version will follow the same format, with both hosts assured of a place at the finals. The remaining ten berths will be decided by qualifying and play-offs.

2021 U21 EURO schedule

Qualifying draw: 11 December 2018

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Qualifiers
18–20 March 2019
3–11 June 2019
2–10 September 2019
7–15 October 2019
11–19 November 2019
23–31 March 2020
31 August–8 September 2020
5–13 October 2020

Play-offs: 9–17 November

Finals: June 2021

Hungary has previously hosted the 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship as well as the Women's U19 EURO in 2005. Meanwhile, Budapest will stage three UEFA EURO 2020 group stage games and a round of 16 fixture. The 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was held in Slovenia. Both nations have hosted UEFA Futsal EURO – Hungary in 2010 and Slovenia in 2018.

Previous hosts

2019: Italy
2017: Poland
2015: Czech Republic
2013: Israel
2011: Denmark
2009: Sweden
2007: Netherlands
2006: Portugal
2004: Germany
2002: Switzerland
2000: Slovakia
1998: Romania
1996: Spain
1994: France

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