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UEFA gave the name of a new European tournament

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Third European Cup UEFA tournament, which is supposed to start in the season 2021-2022 years, will be known as the League of conferences. УЕФА дал название новому еврокубковому турниру

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On Wednesday, German newspaper Bild reported that the UEFA decided on the name of the third biggest tournament, which starts in season 2021/22. He was named the League conferences.

To create such a tournament was announced in December last year. Scheme the meeting will be identical to the existing UEFA Champions League and the Europa League. The number of participants in the group stage – 32 teams divided into eight groups. First place will go directly to the 1/8 finals, and the second teams from each will face eight teams that became the third in their groups in the Europa League.

The winner of the League conference will have the right in following season to act in League of Europe.

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