The Romanian Football Federation announces that PENNY, part of the German company REWE Group, is the official sponsor of the UEFA Under 21 Championship 2023, hosted by Romania and Georgia.

The German retailer becomes the first sponsor of the final tournament of the European Under 21 Championship in Romania, a competition that will take place between June 21 and July 8, 2023. This tournament is one of the most anticipated events of the year for football fans around the world and it is a unique opportunity for young players to demonstrate their talent.

Through this new partnership, PENNY reaffirms its support for football and, in particular, for young footballers, after having supported all the national teams of Romania since 2021, being also a sponsor of the first representative team.

Our country will host no less than 15 matches of the final tournament: Group B matches will be played in Bucharest, which includes Romania, Spain, Ukraine and Croatia, plus one match from the quarterfinals and a semifinal. And in Cluj-Napoca, the matches of Group D will be held in which France, Italy, Norway and Switzerland will face each other, and then a quarter-final.

The games will take place at Steaua and Rapid-Giulesti stadiums in Bucharest and at Cluj Arena and Dr. Constantin Rădulescu in Cluj-Napoca. The schedule of matches and other details about the competition can be found at

Georgia will host matches in Group C, which includes Germany, England, the Czech Republic, Israel, and Group D, which includes Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium and Georgia, followed by two quarter-finals, a semi-final and the final the competition.

It is the successful concept of the German REWE group and one of the most active retailers in Romania, with the first store opened on the local market in 2005. The entire network is served by four logistics centers located in the towns of Ștefăneştii de Jos, Turda, Bacău and Filiasi. Currently, the PENNY network in Romania consists of 339 stores nationwide and a dedicated team of over 6,500 employees.