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20 nations already through to Euro 2016

20 nations already through to Euro 2016

Kouami Sessou . Posted in Europe No Comments

We now know 20 of the 24 teams that will appear at Euro 2016.

The Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain, Germany, England, Northern Ireland, Austria, Italy and Portugal all go through as group winners, joining host nation France in the finals.

They will be accompanied by Iceland, Wales, Slovakia, Poland, Switzerland, Romania, Russia, Croatia and Albania, who all finished as runners-up in their groups. Turkey also qualified as the best third-placed team.

That leaves Bosnia, Ukraine, Republic of Ireland, Slovenia, Hungary, Sweden, Norway and Denmark to fight it out between them in the play-offs. The ties will be drawn on 18th October, with Ukraine, Sweden, Hungary and Bosnia in one pot and the Republic of Ireland, Slovenia, Denmark and Norway in the other.

The draw for the finals of the tournament will be held in Paris on 12th December. Six teams, namely France, Spain, Germany, England, Portugal and Belgium will be in Pot 1, with the other countries in the remaining three pots.

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