It will be the first time for Island and Albania playing for an International competition. As well Slovakia, Walse and North Irland will play for the first time for Euro. Belgium and Hungary will play again after 16 years and 48 years absence.
The surprise remains for Netherlands (Champion in 1988), Greece (champion in 2004) and Danemark (in 1992) won’t play for the Euro 2016. Bosnia Herzegovina also was not selected.
The whole competition will take place in France in particular in Paris at the Parc des Princes or the Stade de France..
The opening match will be on June 10th 2016 at 09:00pm with France-Roumania. France is part of Group A and will meet Albania on June 15th in Marseille at 09:00pm and Switzerland in Lille on June 19th, 2016.
Tickets can be prebooked on the UEFA website before the end of January. In February they send a confirmation by text. Once all the matches will be known in March, people who bought their tickets in June/July 2015 will be able to resell them on the UEFA website.