2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Final

The 2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Final will be the final match of the 2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League, the first season of Europe's tertiary club football tournament organised by UEFA. It will be played on 25 May 2022 at the Arena Kombëtare in Tirana, Albania.[1][2]

2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Final
Arena Kombëtare, Tiranë.jpg
The Arena Kombëtare in Tirana will host the final.
Event2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League
Date25 May 2022 (2022-05-25)
VenueArena Kombëtare, Tirana
2023

The winners will qualify to enter the group stage of the 2022–23 UEFA Europa League, unless they have already qualified for the Champions League or Europa League through their league performance (in which case the access list will be rebalanced).

Host selectionEdit

A bidding process was launched by UEFA to select the venues of the finals of the UEFA Europa Conference League in 2022 and 2023. Associations interested in hosting one of the finals had until 20 February 2020 to submit bid dossiers.

Bidding associations for 2022 UEFA Europa Conference League Final
Country Stadium City Capacity Notes
  Albania Arena Kombëtare Tirana 22,500 Bid for 2019 and 2020 UEFA Super Cup
  France Stade Geoffroy-Guichard Saint-Étienne 41,965 Hosted matches at UEFA Euro 1984 and 2016, 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup
  Greece Pankritio Stadium Heraklion 26,240 Hosted matches at 2004 Olympic football tournament
  North Macedonia Toše Proeski Arena Skopje 33,460 Hosted 2017 UEFA Super Cup

Arena Kombëtare was selected by the UEFA Executive Committee during their meeting on 3 December 2020.[3][4][2][5]

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

The "home" team (for administrative purposes) will be determined by an additional draw to be held after the quarter-final and semi-final draws.

TBD  v  TBD

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions, with a fourth allowed in extra time.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA Europa Conference League: all you need to know". UEFA. 2 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Tirana to host first UEFA Europa Conference League Final". UEFA. 3 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  3. ^ "EPO plans to submit bid to host UEFA Europa Conference League final". AGONAsport. 28 December 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  4. ^ "UEFA Executive Committee agenda for December meeting". UEFA. 27 November 2020. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Tirana to stage first Europa Conference League final in 2022". UEFA.com. 3 December 2020.

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