Following the victory obtained in the match played in Hungary, Romania qualified for the final tournament of the European Championship in Germany.
The national team is in first place in Group I, taking advantage of Switzerland’s home draw with Kosovo.
- ROMANIA 19p
- SWITZERLAND 17p
- Israel 12p
- Kosovo 11p
- Belarus 9p
- Andorra 2p
It is the sixth tournament for the “tricolors” and the first after the one in 2016.
1. Romania at the European Football Championship
The “Tricolori” have qualified for six Euro tournaments. The first was in 1984, with a team that included, among others, Hagi, Boloni, Coraș, Iorgulescu or captain Costică Ștefănescu.
in a separate article, five milestones about Romania at the Euros: a single win in 16 matches, who is the only player with 3 different tournaments and who is our last scorer in the final tournament.
2. Where is Euro 2024 being played
After a continental edition, with games played in several countries, the European Championship will be played in only one: Germany. It won the right to host the tournament ahead of Turkey.
It is the third time matches are played in Germany, after 1988 (tournament played only in West Germany) and 2020 (when Munich hosted 4 matches).
3. In which cities and stadiums is Euro 2024 being played
The games will take place in 10 stadiums in 10 different cities, all with over 30,000 seats.
We are talking about the Allianz Arena in Munich (70,076 seats), where the opening match will also be played, the Olympiastadion in Berlin (74,461 seats), which will also host the final, and eight other arenas.
The others are:
- Dortmund (Signal Iduna Park, 65,849 seats)
- Stuttgart (MHP Arena, 54,906 seats)
- Gelsenkirchen (Veltins-Arena, 54,470 seats)
- Frankfurt (Waldstadion, 54,697 seats)
- Hamburg (Volksparkstadion, 52,245 seats)
- Düsseldorf (Merkur Spiel-Arena, 51,031 seats)
- Koln (RheinEnergieStadion, 49,827 seats)
- Leipzig (Red Bull Arena, 42,959 seats)
4. When Euro 2024 is contested
Euro 2024 matches will be played between 14 June and 14 July 2024.
The group games will end on June 26, and the round of 16 matches will be played between June 30 and July 2. The “quarters” are played on July 5 and 6, the semi-finals on July 9 and 10, and the final on July 14.
There is no small final at the Euros. From the 6 groups, the first two places and the best 4 places 3 qualify for the next phase.
5. Who qualified for Euro 2024
Until the qualification of Romania, recorded on Saturday, November 18, 2023, the host Germany and 14 other national teams qualified for the Euros (mentioned in order of mathematical qualification for the tournament):
Belgium, France, Portugal, Spain, Scotland, Turkey, Austria, England, Hungary, Slovakia, Albania, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands.
There are still 8 places available for the final tournament. The first five will be finalized in the coming days, at the end of the preliminary groups. The bottom three will be decided in the spring, following three play-offs between unqualified teams.
6. When is the draw for Euro 2024
Romania will find out its opponents at Euro 2024 on December 2, in a ceremony that will take place in Hamburg, in the Elbphilharmonie. The celebration will start at 19:00, Romanian time.
7. Who will participate in Euro 2024
Edward Iordănescu, the selector of the Romanian national team, will have to make a batch of 23 players, of which 3 will be goalkeepers.
UEFA will return to 23-man squads after the last two finals tournaments, Euro 2020 (held in 2021) and the 2022 World Cup were played with 26-man squads.
The first, because of the pandemic. The second, due to the dispute in the middle of the 2022-2023 season.
8. Where will Euro 2024 be seen in Romania
According to , Romanians will be able to watch Euro 2024 on PRO TV.
PRO TV acquired the broadcast rights for the next two editions of the European Football Championship, from 2024 and 2028.
Starting from 2016, the Euro finals were broadcast in Romania by PRO TV.
9. How much will Euro 2024 tickets cost and where can they be purchased
Tickets for the 2024 European Championship will cost between 30 and 200 euros (group match tickets), 50 and 600 euros (opening match), 50 and 250 euros (“eighties”), 60 and 300 euros ( quarter-finals), 80 and 600 euros (semi-finals).
In the final, the cheapest ticket will cost 95 euros, and the most expensive will reach 1,000 euros.
Romanian fans will be able to buy tickets starting in December, through the Romanian Football Federation.
The supporters will have 2.2 million tickets out of the 2.7 million available, and the federations will receive about one million out of the 2.2 million.
A first tranche of tickets could be bought as early as October, but without the certainty of Romania’s presence at the final tournament.