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Lineup set for U17 finals draw

Published: Saturday 31 March 2012, 13.50CET
Holders the Netherlands, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium, Iceland and Georgia will join hosts Slovenia in Wednesday's final tournament draw streamed live on UEFA.com.
Lineup set for U17 finals draw
Georgia finished ahead of both England and Spain ©Badri Ketiladze
Published: Saturday 31 March 2012, 13.50CET

Lineup set for U17 finals draw

Holders the Netherlands, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium, Iceland and Georgia will join hosts Slovenia in Wednesday's final tournament draw streamed live on UEFA.com.

The eight-team lineup for Wednesday's UEFA European Under-17 Championship draw in Ljubljana has been completed with Georgia taking the last place and it will be streamed live on UEFA.com from 16.00CET.

Holders the Netherlands, 2011 runners-up Germany, their fellow former champions France, 1993 U16 winners Poland, Belgium and Iceland won their elite round groups earlier in the week to ensure their berths alongside hosts Slovenia who will be making their finals debut. And Georgia clinched the last berth, Saturday's 1-0 win against Ukraine securing first place in Group 3 ahead of former champions Spain and England.

In the draw made at the Austria Trend Hotel, Slovenia will be played as team one in Group B and the remaining sides picked into two sections of four teams each with no further seeding by UEFA Youth & Amateur Football Committee chairman Jim Boyce.

The group stage will run on 4, 7 and 10 May in Ljubljana, Domzale, Maribor and Lendava with the top two progressing to the semi-finals three days later. Those matches and the final on 16 May will be played at the ŠRC Stožice stadium in Ljubljana.

Last updated: 04/04/12 16.55CET

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