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4 differences between the Euro Germany version 1988-2024

7:01 p.m.

Wednesday June 5, 2024

Written by: Noha Khorshid

The start of the new edition of the 2024 European Nations Cup is approaching, with Germany hosting the competition with the participation of 24 of the strongest teams in the world.

This is not the first time that Germany has hosted the European Championship, as the 17th edition is the second time after the 1988 edition in which the Dutch national team was crowned.

In the following lines, Masrawy presents a comparison between the 1988 edition and the 2024 edition, organized by Germany:

The first difference between the two versions is that the 1988 edition, which is the eighth tournament, took place over one month during the period from June 10 to 25, while the current edition in 2024 and the 17th will take place on two months during the period from June 10 to 25. period from June 14 to July 14.

The 1988 edition saw the participation of only 8 teams: West Germany (host country), Denmark, England, Italy, Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Soviet Union, Spain.

On the other hand, the current edition of 2024 will see the participation of 24 teams, which means that each group includes four teams. The groups are:

Group 1: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, Switzerland.

Group 2: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania.

Group 3: Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia, England.

Group four: Poland, Netherlands, Austria, France.

Group five: Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine.

Group six: Türkiye, Georgia, Portugal, Czechia.

The 1988 edition took place in West Germany, while honorary Germany is hosting the current edition for the first time.

The 1988 edition hosted tournament matches in only 8 stadiums: Olympic Stadium, Parkstadion, Volkspark Stadium, Commerzbank Arena, Rheinstadion, HDS Arena, Mercedes-Benz Arena and Rhein-Energy Stadium.

While the 2024 edition will take place in 10 different stadiums, including the Berlin Olympic Stadium, RheinEnergyStadion, Signal Iduna Park, Dusseldorf Arena, Frankfurt Arena, Veltins Arena, Volkspark Stadium, Red Bull Arena, ‘Allianz Arena and the MHP Arena.

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