UEFA have doubled the prize money on offer to countries competing at Women’s Euro 2022 in England next summer, including increased guaranteed amounts paid out to every team.

The tournament prize money for Euro 2017 stood at €8m, but all 16 countries that have qualified for the finals next year will now take a share of a newly-approved €16m prize pot.

The exact breakdown of how that €16m will be shared – how much the winners, runners-up, etc, will receive – will be confirmed by UEFA in due course.

In addition, UEFA have approved a benefits programme for European club sides whose players are called up for the tournament. That means an extra €4.5m will be distributed to clubs to recognise their contributions in making the competition a success.

Women’s Euro 2022 qualified countries

England (hosts)
Germany
Netherlands (holders)
Denmark
Norway
Sweden
France
Belgium
Iceland
Spain
Finland
Austria
Italy
Russia
Switzerland
Northern Ireland

The group stage draw for the tournament will be held in Manchester on 28 October. The opening game will see England play at Old Trafford on 6 July 2022, with the final at Wembley on 31 July.

Women’s Euro 2022 host venues

Old Trafford (Manchester) *opening game only
Academy Stadium (Manchester)
Leigh Sports Village (Manchester)
Brentford Community Stadium (London)
Wembley (London) *final only
Bramall Lane (Sheffield)
St Mary’s (Southampton)
Amex Stadium (Brighton)
Stadium MK (Milton Keynes)
New York Stadium (Rotherham)

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