Portugal Wins 2016 UEFA European Football Championship [ Current Affairs ]
Portugal has won first UEFA European Championship title. Portugal has won the 2016 UEFA European football championship (Euro Cup 2016) by defeating host France. In the final match, played at Stade de France (Paris, France).
- In the final match, played at Stade de France (Paris, France).
- Portugal defeated France by 1 - 0 goal score.
- The only goal for the Portugal team was scored by Eder at 109 minute in the 11 minutes of extra time.
- With this success, Portugal has earned the right to compete at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup hosted by Russia.
About UEFA Euro 2016:
- Euro 2016 was the 15th edition of UEFA European football championship 2016.
- The quadrennial international men’s football championship of Europe organized by UEFA.
- It was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016
- For the first time, the final tournament will be contested by 24 teams.
- UEFA Euro 2016 host country is France.
- In new format, the finalists will contest a group stage containing of six groups of four teams, followed by a knockout stage including three rounds and the final.
- Published on: July 11, 2016