Futsal EURO qualifying group stage draw: 2 September

The draw at 13:15 CET sets the groups for the new home-and-away qualifiers in early 2021.

Holders Portugal are among the 16 teams entering at this stage
Holders Portugal are among the 16 teams entering at this stage ©Sportsfile

Contenders

  • The teams who competed in the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup elite round: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Portugal (holders), Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine
  • The nine qualifying round group winners: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland
  • The seven qualifying round play-off winners (ties played in October 2020)

The draw, at 13:15 CET on 2 September in Nyon with the procedure to be confirmed, will split the teams into eight groups of four, played home and away between 6 December 2020–14 April 2021.

The eight group winners and six best runners-up join the Netherlands in the finals from 9 January–6 February 2022, with the remaining two runners-up to play off for the other berth in November 2021.