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EURO rivals to meet in World Cup qualifying

Published: Tuesday 17 March 2009, 17.00CET
Forty-one European nations were involved in today's draw for 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying, with France and Iceland ready to renew ties having also been drawn together at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™.
EURO rivals to meet in World Cup qualifying
FIFA Women's World Cup draw ©UEFA.com
Published: Tuesday 17 March 2009, 17.00CET

EURO rivals to meet in World Cup qualifying

Forty-one European nations were involved in today's draw for 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying, with France and Iceland ready to renew ties having also been drawn together at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™.

Forty-one European nations were involved in today's draw for 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying in Nyon, with France and Iceland set to renew ties having also been drawn together at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™.

Hosts Germany
Teams will compete in eight groups from 19/20 September 2009 until 25 August 2010. The winners of the pools will progress to the play-offs on 11/12 and 15/16 September 2010, producing four qualifiers for the finals to joins the hosts and holders, Germany. The defeated sides will then compete in further play-offs for a chance to meet a team from the CONCACAF region for a further finals berth from 26 June until 17 July 2011.

EURO
Prior to the start of qualifying, holders Germany along with Norway, Sweden, England, Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Russia, Italy plus hosts Finland compete at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™ from 23 August until 10 September.

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying draw
Group 1
(teams in bold will play at UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™)
France
Iceland
Serbia
Northern Ireland
Croatia
Estonia
Group 2
Norway
Netherlands
Belarus
Slovakia
F.Y.R. Macedonia
Group 3
Denmark
Scotland
Greece
Bulgaria
Georgia
Group 4
Ukraine
Poland
Hungary
Romania
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Group 5
England
Spain
Austria
Turkey
Malta
Group 6
Russia
Republic of Ireland
Switzerland
Israel
Kazakhstan
Group 7
Italy
Finland
Portugal
Slovenia
Armenia
Group 8
Sweden
Czech Republic
Belgium
Wales
Azerbaijan

 

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