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Qualifying round

The first stage on the road to Norway and the 2014 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship was made on 20 November 2012.

Qualifying round

The first stage on the road to Norway and the 2014 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship was made on 20 November 2012.

Qualifying round draw
Group 1: Austria, Croatia, Israel, Azerbaijan

Group 2: Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Greece, Kazakhstan

Group 3: Sweden, Portugal, Estonia, Lithuania

Group 4: Czech Republic, Finland, Faroe Islands, Moldova

Group 5: Russia, Wales, Cyprus, Belarus

Group 6: Netherlands, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malta

Group 7: Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Albania

Group 8: Scotland, Romania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia

Group 9: France, Iceland, Slovakia, Bulgaria

Group 10: Belgium, Hungary, Turkey, Montenegro

Group 11: Switzerland, Ukraine, Northern Ireland, Latvia

10.15CET, 20 November 2012, Nyon
A record 48 teams entered the 2013/14 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship and three newcomers to this stage were among the 44 sides in the qualifying round draw.

Albania, Malta and Montenegro all entered the fray for the first time for this, the 13th edition. It is Albania's debut in any women's event and it is the most nations represented in a female UEFA competition.

Hosts Norway have a bye through qualifying, while top seeds Germany, England and Spain enter at the second stage.

Draw procedure
There were four seeding pots according to the coefficient ranking list. The 11 nations with the highest coefficient were in Pot A, the next 11 in Pot B, and so on for Pots C and D. Each group contains one team from each pot, with hosts appointed to stage the mini-tournaments, which will be held between 21 and 26 September 2013.

The 11 group winners and ten best runners-up will advance to the elite round held from 5 to 10 April 2014. Seven teams will eventually qualify for the final tournament in Norway in July 2014.

Seeding pots
Pot A:
France, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Russia, Scotland, Austria, Czech Republic

Pot B: Iceland, Finland, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Romania, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, Hungary, Croatia

Pot C: Turkey, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Slovenia, Slovakia, Israel, Faroe Islands, Cyprus, Estonia

Pot D: Lithuania, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Latvia, Belarus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Albania, Malta, Montenegro

http://www.uefa.com/womensunder19/draws/index.html#qualifying+round

Calendar

Qualifying round

Elite round

Final tournament

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