Georgian Minister of Sports Lado Vardzelashvili and president of the Georgian Football Federation Zviad Sichinava announced on Tuesday that Georgia has submitted a formal proposal to the UEFA to host Euro 2020.
Georgian football federation head Domenti Sinchinava said that the country has sent its application to UEFA.
Sports Minister Lado Vardzelashvili said Georgia had considered to co-host the championships with Azerbaijan, but the neighbouring country has decided to concentrate on bidding to hold the 2020 Olympics in its capital Baku.
He further added that, stadiums suitable for the Euros already exist in the capital Tbilisi as well as in the cities of Gori, Kutaisi and Rustavi. In addition, he said, stadiums are under way in Zugdidi, Batumi and Lanchkhuti.
According to the Euro 2020 stadium requirements, a host nation should be equipped with at least two stadiums with the capacity of 50,000 seats; three stadiums with 40,000 seats and four stadiums with 30,000 seats. Poland and Ukraine, will host the European football championship this year and France will host in 2016.