German football is considered to be the power house of European football. Germany has won European Cup three times in 1972, 1980 and 1996. They are also runner up in 1976, 1992 and 2008. Though they have advanced to the knockout stages in every one of their World Cup appearances but have suffer a blow of group stage exist three times in UEFA European Championship.
Joachim Low is the coach of German Football team since July 2006.The leading scorer of all time from Germany is Miroslav Klose.The player to watch are Mesut Ozil, Manuel Neuer, Toni Kroos, Mario Gotze and Thomas Muller etc.
Germany have their own reputation in international football. Germany plays attractive football makes flawless moves and passes. Besides this Germany have lifted the World Cup Trophy four times.Germany is place in Group C along with Northern Ireland, Poland and Ukraine. Germany is playing their first Euro 2016 match against Ukraine on 13 June, 2016.
Northern Ireland have never sent a team to the UEFA European Championship but ended with an unexpected top spot in qualifying Group F. Northern Ireland is consider as a dark horse in Euro 2016. Northern Ireland have once come closet in the 1984 qualifying series. In contrary to this they have made appearance in FIFA World Cup three times which is considered to be their major achievement.
Michael O’Neill is the coach of Northern Ireland..The leading scorer of all time are David Healy and Kyle Lafferty. The player to watch in Northern Ireland is Kyle Lafferty who has scored 16 times in his 46 apperances.The national football team is also called the green and white army. Northern Ireland is in 26th position according to the FIFA ranking.Northern Ireland is placed in Group-C along with Germany, Poland and Ukraine.The first opponent of Northern Ireland in Euro Cup 2016 is Poland to be played on 12th June, 2016.
Poland football team is also popularly known as Polish football team. Poland has qualified for the UEFA Championship for three times ie. 2008, 2012 and now in 2016. There had been presence of Poland in FIFA World Cup seven times. Zbigniew Boniek is the head coach of this national team.The leading scorer of all time from Poland national side are Wlodzimierz Lubański and Robert Lewandowski.Robert Lewandowski and Arek Milik are key players for Poland.Currently Poland is ranked 27th position in FIFA ranking.Poland is placed in Group-C along with Northern Ireland, Germany and Ukraine.
Football Federation of Ukraine is the controlling body of Ukraine national football team. The first match against Hungary was the first international match played in 1992 after independence. They have qualified for UEFA Championship two time in 2012 as a co-host and in 2016.Ukraine has qualified for FIFA World Cup in 2008 and 2014.
Mykhailo Fomenko is the present coach of Ukraine national side.The leading scorer of all time includes Andriy Shevchenko and Andriy Yarmolenko. Andriy Yarmolenko and Serhiy Sydorchuk and is the key player for Ukraine. Andriy has scored 22 goals in his 55 international appearances. Currently Ukraine is placed at 22nd position in FIFA ranking.Ukraine is placed in Group C along with Germany, Poland and Northern Ireland.Their first game of Euro 2016 is on 12th June against Germany.