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UEFA ExCo takes decision on Women’s Football in Europe!

The UEFA Executive Committee on Friday, December 1 in Hamburg approved a number of decisions on Women’s Football in Europe.

UEFA women’s club competitions

The UEFA Executive Committee approved a new format for the UEFA Women’s Champions League, consisting of an 18-team league phase with three home and three away matches followed by knockout rounds, and the creation of a second European competition for women’s clubs, with the changes becoming effective as of the 2025/26 season.

Full details on the competitions’ format, access list and calendar will be announced in a separate communication on December 4.

UEFA Women’s EURO 2025

The match schedule and tournament dates were approved, with eight venues across Switzerland (Basel, Bern, Geneva, Luzern, Sion, St. Gallen, Thun and Zurich), hosting matches from July 2 to 27, 2025. The opening match and the final will be played at St. Jakob-Park in Basel.

UEFA Women’s Futsal EURO

Following the launch of the inaugural FIFA Futsal Women’s World Cup in 2025, it was decided to cancel the 2024-25 edition of the UEFA European Women’s Futsal Championship and implement a four-year cycle instead, with the next final tournament in 2027.

The number of teams participating to the final tournament will furthermore be increased from four to eight.

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