Uefa doubles prize money for women’s Euro 2022

Uefa has doubled prize money for the 2022 Women’s European Championship in England, the continent’s governing body for football announced today. The 16 qualified teams will share a total of €16 million (RM79 million), up from just €8 million at the last Euro in the Netherlands in 2017. “The financial distribution will include increased guaranteed amounts and performance-based bonuses for the group stage,” Uefa said following a meeting of its executive committee in the Moldovan capital Chisinau. The development of women’s football is in the spotlight amid pushes by Fifa…

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Soccer-UEFA probes discrimination during Germany v Hungary Euro 2020 game

UEFA is investigating “potential discriminatory incidents” which took place during Germany’s 2-2 draw with Hungary in the European Championship, European soccer’s governing body said on Friday. UEFA did not give details of the incidents at the match, which was played in Munich on Wednesday. UEFA said in a statement that it had appointed an ethics and disciplinary inspector to investigate the matter. Germany set up a last-16 clash with England after a late goal from Leon Goretzka salvaged a draw for the four-times world champions, while the Hungarians were knocked…

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