Uefa Brings All the Excitement to Soccer Fans in 2009

Jan 13 08:54 2009 Peri Witny Print This Article

The Union of European Football Associations is the controlling body for European football, which has a membership of 53 national associations. Also known as UEFA, the federation is one of the biggest of the six continental confederations of FIFA.

It consists of some of the world’s top football clubs and soccer players from England,Guest Posting Germany, Italy and Spain and brings a lot of thrill and excitement to thousands of Soccer fans worldwide.

In 2009, UEFA brings another round of exciting matches to be played before the 2009 UEFA Cup Final in Istanbul, Turkey on 20 May 2009. This season will be the 38th season of the UEFA Cup, with the final football tournament to be played at the ?ükrü Saraco?lu Stadium. Other than the UEFA Final Cup, the association also holds a number of other championship leagues and under 17, 19 and 21 championships. The schedule for some of the important events and soccer tournaments organised by UEFA in 2009 are highlighted below:

UEFA Champions League – 2008-09 will be the 54th edition of Europe’s premier soccer club football tournament which will be played in Rome, Italy on the 27th of May 2009. The semifinals for this event have been scheduled to be held on 28 and 29 April 2009, and on 5 and 6 May 2009.

UEFA Finals Cup – The 2009 Finals Cup will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 20 May 2009. It will be the biggest event of the year, and will be watched by thousands of soccer fans all over the world. The semifinals for this event have been scheduled to be held from 30 April to 7 May 2009.

European Under 21 Championship – The 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship is to be held in Sweden from 15 June to 29 June 2009. This will be the 17th edition of the now biennial event which will see 51 of the 52 nations compete separately for the first time to decide the seven other teams to join Sweden at the finals.

European Under 19 Championship – The final tournament of the2009 UEFA European Under 19 Football Championship will be held in Ukraine from 21 July to 2 August 2009. This will be another thrilling and exciting event in 2009 in the soccer calendar. The Elite round for this football event has been scheduled to be held from 1 March to 31 May 2009.

European Under 17 Championship – The UEFA European Under 17 Football Championship will be played in Germany from 6 May to 18 May 2009. The Elite round for this event will be held from 1 March to 31 March 2009.

UEFA Women’s Cup – 2009 UEFA Women’s Cup is one of the major football events to be held in this football calendar year. The final championship will take place from 16 May to 23 May 2009. Semi finals for this football event will start from 28 March and will go on till 5 April 2009.

Women’s Euro – The UEFA Women’s Championship or the Women’s Euro is held after every four years, and 2009 will see this event in Finland from 23 August to 10 September 2009. 12 teams will compete in the competition, to decide the winning champions at the final event.

Women’s Under 19 Championship – The Second qualifying round for the UEFA Women’s Under-19 Football Championship is scheduled to be held from 23 April to 28 April, with the final tournament being held in Belarus from 13 July to 15 July 2009.

Women’s Under 17 Championship – Another important event under the UEFA Football Association, the final tournament for the UEFA Women’s Under 17 Championship will be held on 25 June 2009.

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Each of these exciting events is sure to bring more thrill and excitement than the previous one. Log on to ScoresPro.com to get latest soccer scores online.
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