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2016/17 Under-19 qualifying round draw

Published: Thursday 3 December 2015, 10.27CET
The draw for next autumn's 2016/17 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round has been made, starting the road to the finals in Georgia.
by Paul Saffer
from Nyon
2016/17 Under-19 qualifying round draw
Switzerland are drawn out ©Getty Images for UEFA
Published: Thursday 3 December 2015, 10.27CET

2016/17 Under-19 qualifying round draw

The draw for next autumn's 2016/17 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round has been made, starting the road to the finals in Georgia.

The 2016/17 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round draw has been made, starting the road to the finals in Georgia. The draw was made by UEFA Youth & Amateur Football Committee chairman Sándor Csányi and last season's Ukraine captain Pavlo Lukyanchuk, who received the 2014/15 Respect Fair Play trophy.

Group 1 (6-11 October): Russia, Belgium*, Kazakhstan, Finland

Group 2 (6-11 October): Netherlands*, Norway, San Marino, Romania

Group 3 (25-30 October): Israel, Scotland, Liechtenstein, Andorra*

Group 4 (6-11 October): Germany, Republic of Ireland, Albania*, Gibraltar

Group 5 (4-9 October): Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania*, Azerbaijan

Group 6 (10-15 November): England, Greece, Wales*, Luxembourg

Group 7 (10-15 November): Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Armenia*

Group 8 (10-15 November): Denmark, Portugal, Bulgaria*, Belarus

Group 9 (6-11 October): France, Czech Republic*, Estonia, Slovenia

Group 10 (9-14 November): Sweden, Serbia*, Moldova, Malta

Group 11 (6-11 October): FYR Macedonia, Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Poland*

Group 12 (11-16 November): Croatia, Montenegro*, Faroe Islands, Cyprus

Group 13 (6-11 October): Ukraine*, Turkey, Latvia, Iceland

*Hosts

Bye to elite round: Spain

Bye to final tournament: Georgia (hosts)

• The top two in each group along with the third-placed team with the best record against the leading pair will join top seeds Spain in the elite round in spring 2017. The seven group winners from that stage go into the finals the following summer, joining hosts Georgia.

Last updated: 06/04/16 19.26CET

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