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UEFA President Says Fans Will Face 'A Challenge' Traveling For Euro 2020

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said that football fans will face "a challenge" when traveling between games at the continent-wide Euro 2020, according to the AP. The tournament will be held in 13 cities across Europe to mark its 60th anniversary, "ranging from the Irish capital of Dublin in ...

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