Due to the coronavirus pandemic of UEFA, it was stated that the decision of whether the European Football Championship matches will be played with or without spectators will be made by local governments and the state, while the Azerbaijani Football Federation, one of the hosts of the tournament, also released a statement on the subject.
Taking into account the recommendations of UEFA and the current pandemic situation in Baku, it was announced that after the meeting held jointly by the Azerbaijani officials, the Baku Olympic Stadium can be admitted with a capacity of 50 percent. It was stated that all the necessary information on the subject was also presented to UEFA. It was stated that the decision will not only be valid for local fans, but also for the supporters of the countries that will play here.
Baku Olympic Stadium, which was opened in 2015, has a capacity of 69 thousand people.
Turkey, Wales on June 16 in Group A and the European Football Championship matches will play Switzerland on June 20 will be held in Baku.
On the other hand, will be played in Rome between Italy and Turkey received the audience at the possibility of opening European Championship match was announced yesterday by the Italian government.