The Participants of Euro 2016
The Participants of Euro 2016 – The final match of the European Cup or also called EURO qualifier 2016 had been done. The total of twenty countries including the host finally qualifies to the final in French this year. The other nine teams (Denmark, Turkey, Hungary, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Norway, Republic of Ireland, and Sweden) had to follow a playoff to compete in order to get the four tickets into the final match in EURO 2016. The match in Group A, the Dutch was swallowing the defeat of the Czech Republic with score 2-3. In the other hand, Turkey won the Iceland. This result made Turkey went to the final of Euro 2016 as sit in the best third rank. While the Dutch which is the European Cup champion on 1988 were limited after the continuing the fourth rank. In group H in the qualification, Italy bent Norway with score 2-1 and Croatia beat Malta in 1-0. Similar with Turkey, Italy successfully established to go to the final. And Croatia sat in the second rank in the qualification of European Cup final. Previously, Croatia rid away Norway. sports book popular online But actually Norway as the third rank was able to join the playoff match.
In the end of the playoff match, there are 24 countries that are participating of Euro 2016. Euro 2016 will be held in French this year next summer started from June 10 and ended on July 2016. Ukraine and Sweden is the two last countries which are successfully to qualify in the quadrennial tournament. The nickname of Ukraine is Zhovto-Blakytni drove to Euro 2016 after beating Slovenia with score 3-1. This is the first time for Ukraine to qualify for the European Cup through the playoff. In previous time, the total of Soviet Union countries was joined five times in the playoff match. However, the country never be able to go to the final whether in World Cup or in Euro. In the other hand, Sweden was able to rid away the other Scandinavian countries, Denmark with score 4-3. The other two countries that joined the playoff were Republic of Ireland and Hungary. The republic of Ireland defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina with score 3-1, while the Magical Magyars the nickname of Hungary kicked away the Norway with 3-1. After those four teams, there are 20 countries which put the step to the final tournament in European Cup 2016. The champion in Euro 2012, Spain has already booked the places to be the winner. The 24 teams will be divided into four pots which is containing six teams each pot. The drawing of the team had been done last December 12 in Palais des Congres, French, Paris.
Here is the complete list of 24 countries in Euro 2016 which is based on pot. Pot 1 is French which the host, England, Spanish, Belgium, German, and Portugal. In the pot 2 there are Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Switzerland, Croatia, and Austria. In pot 3, the countries are The Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and Romania. And in the pot 4 there are Northern Ireland, Albania, Wales, Iceland, Turkey, and Republic of Ireland.