18.09.2014 19:14 h

Milan to host 2016 Champions League final

Sorteggi Champions League
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Milan will host the 2016 Champions League final, European football's governing body UEFA decided Thursday at a meeting of its executive committee in Nyon, Switzerland.

The final of the Europa League next season will be held in the Swiss city of Basel and that of the Super Cup in Trondheim in Norway, UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino announced following the meeting.

This will be the fourth time the northern Italian city and its San Siro stadium host the Champions League final after 1965, 1970 and 2001. The game is scheduled for May 28, 2016.

Milan will follow Berlin, which will host European club football's most prestigious tournament final next year.

The Europa League and Super Cup finals in 2016 are planned for May 18 and August 9 respectively.