Nordic governments support joint Women’s EURO 2025 bid

General view of the Friends Arena
Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

With UEFA Women’s EURO 2025 hosts to be decided on 4 April, the four Nordic countries are highlighting their cooperation and full support for their bid.

Working together is not new for the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, as along with the other Nordic countries, they have a joint vision to make the Nordics the most sustainable and integrated region in the world. The plans for the UEFA Women’s EURO in 2025 are a representation of this vision and cooperation. In statements provided to UEFA, the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, expressed their full support of the bid and of the four football associations.

The Danish government stated that it provides full support for the bid and that the UEFA Women’s EURO 2025 is classified as a matter of general major interest and of international importance.

The Finnish government gave their full support and expressed that it looks forward to welcoming a worldwide audience to Finland for a first-class international sporting event.

The Norwegian government underlined their long-standing tradition in co-operating and building better societies together with the Nordic neighbours while sharing its full support for the bid.

And the Swedish government provides full support and shares its belief that the Nordic values and co-operation will guarantee the success of the tournament.

Recently, representatives from all four football federations and from the eight host cities gathered in Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, to further their plans for the Championships.

The Women’s EURO 2025 in the Nordics is set to be the biggest UEFA Women’s EURO edition of the tournament, with more than 800,000 tickets available for sale and a spectacular final at Friends Arena in Stockholm – the largest stadium in the Nordic region with 50,000 seats. The four capital cities of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, and Helsinki are all included, together, with one additional city from each of the four countries: Odense DEN, Gothenburg SWE, Trondheim NOR, and Tampere FIN.

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