UEFA sets early-2014 target for draw
UEFA says it will draw qualifying groups for the 2016 European
Championship in France in February or March 2014.
The target was set at the organizing committee’s first meeting
Thursday held at French Football Federation headquarters in
The committee is led by Jacques Lambert, who was personally
chosen by UEFA’s president and former France playing great Michel
The pair headed the 1998 World Cup organizing committee for
UEFA says a new business model for its flagship international
event means it assumes all financial risks instead of the French
French officials must soon propose host cities for the 24-nation
Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine has just 16 teams.