THE BALL – The Icelandic captain attacks UEFA: “It’s a shame” (Women’s Football)

A few months before the start of the Euro-2022 women’s football, Sara Bjork Gunnarsdottir left severe criticism of UEFA and the English organization of the competition. At stake is the fact that Iceland will play matches with Belgium and Italy at Manchester City Academy.

“I think it’s shocking and unfortunate. We play in England, where there are thousands of stadiums and they send us to the Manchester City training ground. They still do not realize that women’s football already fills the stadiums, we saw it at Camp Nou [91 533, para o clássico entre Barcelona e Real Madrid]. It’s disrespectful, because these are two games that will sell out and take well over four thousand fans,” he told the podcast. Their location.

Remember that the 2022 European Championship will be played in 10 stadiums, spread over nine cities. The iconic Wembley (London) and Old Trafford (Manchester) are joined by Bramall Lane (Sheffield), St. Mary’s (Southampton), Falmer (Brighton), MK (Milton Keynes), Brentfod (London), New York (Rotherham), Leigh Sports Village (Leigh) and Manchester City Academy.

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