This is an old post describing football events of 2015. The winners of the below tournaments were:
Copa América: Chile
U21 European Championship: Sweden!
FIFA Women’s World Cup: Team USA
UEFA 2016: Portugal
Before 2015 many of us thought that this summer would become a middle-year between FIFA World Cup 2014 and the 2016 UEFA Championships. That’s not quite right. In this post we summarize the hottest tournaments of summer 2015: Copa América, U21-European Championships, FIFA Women’s World Cup and the UEFA qualifiers. Below we describe each tournament shortly with dates and links to more info.
Description: Copa América is the South American championships of football. This years the tournament is held in Chile and you have the opportunity to see Lionel Messi, Neymar and other superstars fight for the gold. The winner also gets to play in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.
When: June 11 – July 4.
U21 European Championship
Description: Eight U21-teams participate in the Under 21 European Championships. Except for the gold medal, spots in the 2016 Olympic games in Brazil is at stake.
When: 17-30 June.
FIFA Women’s World Cup
Description: The highest ranked women’s tournament is on! We look forward watching some high quality football as Germany, USA and Brazil and the other participating teams are fighting for the gold in Canada.
When: June 6 – July 5.
UEFA 2016 qualifiers
Description: The European teams are fighting for spots in the 2016 European Championships in France.
Date: 12-14 June.
More info: UEFA.
With all this football action, it doesn’t matter if the weather this summer is so-so. Let it rain and stay inside and watch some great football action!