UEFA Euro 2012
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012, will be the 14th European Championship for national football teams sanctioned by UEFA. The final tournament will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine between 8 June and 1 July 2012. "It's the toughest group, everyone agrees on that," Netherlands coach Bert van Maarwijk told UEFA.com and his colleagues from Denmark, Germany and Portugal concurred about Group B. Poland will launch the tournament on Friday 8 June at 18.00CET against Greece in Warsaw. The group stage runs until 19 June, then, after a rest day, the quarter-finals take place over four consecutive nights. The semi-finals are on 29 June in Donetsk and the following evening in Warsaw, before Kyiv stages the 1 July decider.