UEFA Has Decided on Name for New Tournament

By barbadosso | Sportz | 12 Sep 2019


UEFA plan to launch a new tournament in the 2021/22 season.

According to T-Online with reference to Bild, UEFA has decided on the name of the new club tournament, which will be the third most important after the Champions League and the Europa League.

The tournament will receive the official name **Europa Conference League**. But there have been no official statements from UEFA yet.

The tournament will start in the season 2021/22. The format of the tournament will be similar to the format of the Champions League: 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups. Group winners will qualify to the Last 16 directly. The runners-up teams will play with the third-ranked teams in the group stage of the Europa League.

The winner of the Conference League will receive the right to play in the group stage of the Europa League for the next season.

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