Croatia to host 2023 U19 Futsal EURO in Poreč

Baku, September 23, AZERTAC

Croatia will host the third UEFA European Under-19 Futsal Championship final tournament from in September 2023 following a decision by the UEFA Executive Committee, according to the organization’s official website.
The proposed venue for the eight-team event is Žatica Arena in Poreč. Built for the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship (for which it is again set to stage matches in 2025), since 2019 Žatica Arena has also been the stage for the regular Futsal Week events, including tournaments for men's Under-19 national teams.
Hosts Croatia will be joined in the finals by the seven main round winners, decided in March. Spain won the first two editions, in Riga in 2019 and as hosts in Jaén earlier this month. Originally due to take place in 2021 but postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament is now returning to its regular pattern of biennial tournaments in odd-numbered years.
Competition calendar is as follows:
Qualifying draw: 3 November 2022
Preliminary round: 17–22 January 2023
Main round: 21–26 March 2023
Final tournament: 3–10 September 2023 (provisional)

Sports 2022-09-23 13:34:00