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2015/16 qualifying round

The 2015/16 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round involves 52 of the 53 hopefuls aiming to play in the finals in Germany.

2015/16 qualifying round

The 2015/16 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round involves 52 of the 53 hopefuls aiming to play in the finals in Germany.

Group 1 (13-18 November): Republic of Ireland*, Scotland, Slovenia, Latvia

Group 2 (18-23 September): Croatia*, Hungary, Montenegro, Kazakhstan

Group 3 (11-16 November): Bulgaria, Cyprus*, Poland, Luxembourg

Group 4 (8-13 October): Italy, England, Finland, FYR Macedonia*

Group 5 (10-15 November): Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan*

Group 6 (10-15 November): Israel, Denmark, Malta*, Iceland

Group 7 (10-15 November): Greece, Portugal*, Lithuania, Moldova

Group 8 (12-17 November): Austria, Georgia*, Albania, Wales

Group 9 (11-16 November): Russia*, Norway, Slovakia, Northern Ireland

Group 10 (7-12 October): Netherlands, France*, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein

Group 11 (12-17 November): Romania*, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Andorra

Group 12 (8-13 October): Czech Republic, Serbia, Armenia, Estonia*

Group 13 (7-12 October): Belgium*, Sweden, San Marino, Belarus

*Hosts

Bye to elite round: Spain

Bye to final tournament: Germany (hosts)

Provisional season calendar
Elite round draw: late 2015
Elite round: spring 2016
Final tournament draw: tbc
Final tournament: July 2016

09.50CET, 3 December, Nyon

Seven teams will join hosts Germany in the final tournament but before that the entrants compete next autumn for 28 elite round places. Top seeds Spain have been given a bye to the elite round while the remaining entrants will be in one of two pots of 26 teams each according to their coefficient.

In all 13 groups will be formed, each containing two teams from each of the seeding pots, with the hosts appointed after the draw. The top two in each group along with the third-placed team with the best record against the leading pair will join Spain in the elite round in spring 2016.

FULL DRAW PROCEDURE

Seeding pots
Pot A:
Portugal, Serbia, France, England, Turkey, Georgia, Austria, Ukraine*, Denmark, Netherlands, Croatia, Greece, Czech Republic, Belgium, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Norway, Israel, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Sweden, Russia*, Scotland, Cyprus

Pot B: Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Slovakia, FYR Macedonia, Poland, Iceland, Armenia*, Estonia, Albania, Wales, Northern Ireland, Latvia, Finland, Belarus, Lithuania, Azerbaijan*, Malta, Luxembourg, Faroe Islands, Kazakhstan, Moldova, San Marino, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar

* Based on previous decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee and UEFA Emergency Panel, Armenia and Azerbaijan cannot be drawn in the same group. The same applies to Russia and Ukraine.

Bye to elite round: Spain

Bye to final tournament: Germany (hosts)

http://www.uefa.com/under19/draws/index.html#201516+qualifying+round

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