UEFA Champions League which is widely known as the Champions League, one of the most watching continental football club competition of Europe. UEFA ( Union of European Football Associations) are the official organizer of this prestigious event which is contested by the top categories European football club. Though the tournament consisting 32 team in group stage, there is total 4 team has qualified for the semi-finals. The draw will be executed on 25th August (Thursday), 2016. Lots of live TV network will televised the event in world-wide. You can watch free online here in our site.
- BT Sport Coverage this draw at 17:00 BST and it’s streaming link will be share here before the program
Program Details –
Date: 25th August, 2016
Live streaming: TV will be available here just before half an hour of the draw, bookmark this feature and visiting when it will be live on. You can watch this UEFA Champions league 2016/17 Group stage draw free TV stream here.
Time: 17:00 UK time
Live on: BT Sport
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Draw Procedure: On the basis of performance in National league and it’s co-efficient No. qualifying match playing opportunity getting teams will set for this draw.
After the draw it will be confirmed which team will face which team. It will become an open draw where any team can be drawn against other excepting political or regional issues.
UEFA Champions League 2016-17 All phases Draw Date –
|Phases||Rounds||Draw date||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Qualifying Round||1st qualifier round||20 June, 2016||28–29 Jun, 2016||5–6 July|
|2nd qualifier round||12–13 Jul, 2016||19–20 July|
|3rd qualifier round||15 July, 2016||26–27 Jul, 2016||2–3 August|
|Play-off||Play-off round||5 August, 2016||16–17 Aug, 2016||23–24 August|
|Group stage||1st Week||25 August 2016
|13–14 Sept, 2016|
|2nd Week||27–28 September, 2016|
|3rd Week||18–19 Oct, 2016|
|4th Week||1–2 Nov, 2016|
|5th Week||22–23 Nov, 2016|
|6th Week||6–7 Dec, 2016|
|Knockout phase||Round of last 16||12 Dec, 2016||14–15 & 21–22 Feb, 2017||7–8 & 14–15 Mar|
|Quarter-finals||17 Mar, 2017||11–12 Apr, 2017||18–19 Apr|
|Semi-finals||21 Apr, 2017||2–3 May, 2017||9–10 May|
|Final||3 June, 2017|
Prising Money of the tournament:
1st Qualifying Round: €200,000
2nd Qualifying Round: €300,000
3rd Qualifying Round: €400,000
Play-offs (Eliminated): €3,000,000
Play-offs (Winners): €2,000,000
Basic fee for group round: €12,000,000
Group match winner: €1,500,000
Group match draw: €500,000
Round of 16: €5,500,000
Final winner: €15,000,000
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Real Madrid becomes the most successful club who grab the title for ten times along with five starting season. Football team Barcelona became the defending champion of the tournament and won the trophy for 5 times in 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2015.
It’s became the recent format of the tournament which modified with knockout qualifying rounds consequently one play-off round. The ten subsisting club join in the group round with 22 other contestants who has qualified in early. The 32 contestants are divided into eight groups, holding of four teams in each where they play in a double round-robin way. The eight group winners along with eight runners-up move forward to the knockout stage and the top two team play in final which often played on May every season. The champion team has qualified for the UEFA Super Cup as well as the FIFA Club World Cup.