The Philip II stadium

UEFA EURO 2020 bid evaluation report published

The Philip II stadiumPhilip II stadium most likely will not be hosting any games of the EURO 2020, as the UEFA evaluation has only flaws detected.

UEFA today published evaluation reports of the bids submitted by the 19 member associations keen to stage games at the finals of UEFA EURO 2020. Among them the National Arena Philip II of Macedon in Skopje. The Macedonians have hopped that their capital will host few games of thefinal tournament, but after today most probably that won’t be happening.

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Among the many flaws, noted are the inexistence of a proper parking space, bad transport connection to and from the stadion, no TV rooms with a view, wheelchair inaccessible, low number of toilets, no control room, not enough exists, etc.

As it is written on the UEFA web page “The content of these dossiers was based on the bid requirements provided to the national associations on 26 April 2013. Along with their dossiers, the bidders also had to submit various signed agreements, namely staging, stadium and host city agreements. To ensure that the evaluation would be as fair and objective as possible, a set of assessment parameters was defined for each of the bid sectors. In addition, a list of open points was provided to each bidder on 23 May 2014, to give them an opportunity to provide clarifications. The evaluation report is the result of a thorough evaluation process conducted over a period of three months by the UEFA administration and has been provided to UEFA Executive Committee members ahead of the selection of hosts on 19 September 2014.”

You can view/download the complete evaluation report by clicking here.

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