Amsterdam to allow 22% of arena’s capacity for UEFA EURO 2021
Dutch Football Association officially confirmed that at least 12,000 spectators will be able to attend the football matches at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam during Euro 2020. The condition for participation is presenting a negative coronavirus test.
Mayor of Amsterdam Femke Halsema stated: “It is very special that we, as a football city, are part of this unique tournament. This is something to look forward to for many fans. Together we will make it a safe, responsible and well-organized tournament.”
The percetage of the allowed visitors is approximately 22% of the full arena capacity. However, it is possible that the percentage will increase, depending on the pandemic situation in June. Naturally, if the situation worsens, the audience may even be reduced.
For now, only four of 12 host countries have announced the number of allowed visitors and the special conditions: Russia plans to allow 50-percent attendance levels at matches in St. Petersburg. Copenhagen, Denmark expects to allow 29 percent capacity at the Parken Stadium, while Rome will host 25 percent capacity of the Stadio Olimpico.
The UEFA Euro 2021 will take place from June 11 – July 11, 2021 and the semi-final and final matches will be organized in London on the legendary Wembley stadium.
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