011 - Media accreditation deadline set at Thursday 14 March
The draws for the quarter-finals of the 2012/13 UEFA club competitions will take place on Friday 15 March at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.
The UEFA Champions League draw will take place at 12.00 CET, conducted by the UEFA General Secretary, Gianni Infantino, and UEFA’s director of competitions, Giorgio Marchetti, assisted by the ambassador for the final at Wembley, Steve McManaman.
The UEFA Europa League draw will follow at 12.40 CET, conducted again by the UEFA General Secretary and the director of competitions, but assisted this time by the ambassador for the final in Amsterdam, Patrick Kluivert.
The ties for the quarter-finals involving the eight winners from the UEFA Champions League round of 16 will be determined in an open draw. At this stage of the competition, no teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association may be drawn against each other. The quarter-finals are played on a home-and-away basis, with the first legs played on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 April and the return legs the following week, on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 April.
The same procedure will apply for the draw of the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, which will be played on Thursday 4 April and Thursday 11 April.
Media representatives wishing to attend the draws are requested to apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 12.00 CET on Thursday 14 March, mentioning: “Club draws” in the subject line.
A live feed from the draw hall will be available in the media working area, which is also equipped with a Wi-Fi facility.
Both UEFA club competition draws will be broadcast live on UEFA.com and on Eurosport.
The draws for the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions league and UEFA Europa League will take place on Friday 12 April at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon.
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