Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020

At the Euro 2020 tournament, Switzerland are in Group A, Belgium in B, Croatia in D and Portugal in Group F

Reuters February 16, 2020 09:16:03 IST
Portugal, Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland to play mini-tournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020
  • Holders Portugal as well as Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland will play two matches each in Doha from 26-30 March in the Qatar Airways International Cup

  • World Cup runners-up Croatia will meet the Swiss on 26 March, followed the next day by a meeting between Belgium and Portugal, where Cristiano Ronaldo will be chasing his 100th international goal

  • On 30 March, Switzerland will take on Belgium followed by a clash between Croatia and Portugal

Four top Euro 2020 contenders will compete in a mini tournament in Qatar next month as they prepare for the major European competition starting in mid-June, it was announced on Saturday.

Portugal Croatia Belgium and Switzerland to play minitournament in Doha ahead of Euro 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Portugal.. Reuters

Holders Portugal as well as Croatia, Belgium and Switzerland will play two matches each in Doha from 26-30 March in the Qatar Airways International Cup, the Belgian and Swiss football associations said.

World Cup runners-up Croatia will meet the Swiss on 26 March, followed the next day by a meeting between Belgium and Portugal, where Cristiano Ronaldo will be chasing his 100th international goal.

Matches are to be played at the Aspire Academy in the Qatar capital. On 30 March, Switzerland will take on Belgium followed by a clash between Croatia and Portugal.

At the Euro 2020 tournament, Switzerland are in Group A, Belgium in B, Croatia in D and Portugal in Group F.

Qatar host the next World Cup in 2020.

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