Turkey submits details of bid to host Euro 2024
The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) on April 26 submitted its bid to host the 2024 European Football Championships.
A Turkish delegation headed by TFF President Yıldırım Demirören visited UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, to submit the dossier to host the Euro 2024 finals before an April 27 deadline.
Demirören handed over the documents to UEFA General Secretary Theodore Theodoridis at the House of European Football.
"We are pleased to present the Turkish bid to stage Euro 2024 to the UEFA General Secretary today. I am also delighted to announce that our federation, which is bidding for the fourth successive time, has prepared our best bid ever, with unprecedented state support," Demirören said after submitting the bid.
"All guarantees are given without any reservations, including some additional and innovative guarantees that will ensure the financial success of the tournament -- thereby benefitting all UEFA member associations. It's now our time, and we are ready to share together with the whole of Europe," Demirören added.
According to UEFA statement, Theodoridis at the event, said: "We know that the TFF have invested a lot of resources in their bid to host UEFA's showcase national team competition, and I believe it will be a tough decision for the UEFA Executive Committee to make in September."
The Turkish national association had first submitted a declaration of interest to bid to host the event in March 2017.
The German Football Association (DFB) also officially submitted its application on April 25.
The UEFA Executive Committee will meet in Nyon on Sept. 27 to pick the Euro 2024 host country.