26 Sep 2008

European football championships to move to 24 teams

12:02 pm on 26 September 2008

A UEFAexecutive committee member Franz Beckenbauer says the European football championship finals will feature 24 teams from 2016 instead of 16..

Beckenbauer says the expansion was agreed on the first day of a two-day meeting of UEFA's executive committee in Bordeaux.