2017 finals: Poland

Poland will stage the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship from 16 to 30 June with an expanded 12 teams taking part in the final tournament.

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Poland will hold the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship from 16 to 30 June after they were selected as final tournament hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee at its meeting in Nyon on 26 January 2015.

The 2017 final tournament will contain an expanded field of 12 teams, up from the eight that have competed at every edition since 2000.

The Polish Football Federation (PZPN) co-hosted UEFA EURO 2012 with Ukraine – matches were played in Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw and Wroclaw – while in 2006 it organised the finals of the UEFA European U19 Championship.

Qualified teams
Hosts: Poland
Group 1: Czech Republic
Group 2: Italy
Group 3: FYR Macedonia
Group 4: Portugal
Group 5: Denmark
Group 6: Sweden
Group 7: Germany
Group 8: Slovakia
Group 9: England
Play-off winners: Serbia and Spain

Group A: 16, 19, 22 June
Group B: 17, 20, 23 June
Group C: 18, 21, 24 June
(group winners and best runners-up progress)
Semi-final 1 (Winner A v Runner-up B/C or Winner C): 27 June
Semi-final 2 (Winner B v Runner-up A/C or Winner C): 27 June
Final: 30 June

Venues
Kielce (Group A)
Lublin (Group A)
Gdynia (Group B)
Bydgoszcs (Group B)
Tychy (Group C, semi-final)
Krakow (Group C, semi-final, final)

Tickets for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Poland from 16 to 30 June are now on general sale from tickets.u21poland.com.

BUY YOUR U21 FINALS TICKETS HERE

Tickets are divided into two categories. Category 1 tickets are for seats with the best views, located on each side of the stadium, with Category 2 seats situated behind the goals.

Tickets are priced as follows:

Group stage
Cat 1: 25 PLN (approx €5.80)
Cat 2: 15 PLN (approx €3.50)

Semi-finals
Cat 1: 30 PLN (approx €7)
Cat 2: 20 PLN (approx €4.50)

Final
Cat 1: 40 PLN (approx €9.30)
Cat 2: 30 PLN (approx €7)

There will be approximately 330,000 tickets available in all for the 21 matches in the tournament, with a certain amount reserved in each city for organised groups of local school children, youth academies and clubs. There are tickets available for wheelchair users at every game.

Tickets can be delivered, printed at home or collected from the stadium.

Scout tickets
The scout ticketing portal is now open via this link. It will remain open until 1 June 2017.