New European football tournament will be called “League conference”


© AFP 2019 / FABRICE COFFRINILogo UEFAНовый футбольный еврокубковый турнир будет называться "Лига конференций"

A club tournament under the auspices of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) will be called “League conferences,” reports Bild.

As the newspaper notes, such a choice made by the Commission of UEFA, the responsibility of which includes this question.

Last year, the UEFA Executive Committee approved the establishment of the third club tournament in the cycle 2021-2024 years. The new tournament will be conducted according to the same scheme that Champions League and Europa League. Group stage with 32 teams. The winner of the tournament will receive a spot in next season’s Europa League.

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