The draw set the groups to begin the road to Hungary.
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The 2022/23 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying round draw has set 13 groups to be contested next summer or autumn, beginning the road to Hungary.
- The top two teams in each group will join top seeds Netherlands and Spain in the spring 2023 elite round along with the four third-placed teams with the best records against the top two in their section.
- Hosts Hungary qualify directly for the 16-team final tournament in May 2023.
Group 1: Portugal, Slovenia, Faroe Islands, Kazakhstan
Group 2: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Liechtenstein
Group 3: England, Israel, Georgia, Lithuania
Group 4: Scotland, Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Malta
Group5: Austria, Poland, Montenegro, Andorra
Group 6: Belgium, Denmark, Romania, Estonia
Group 7: Sweden, Croatia, Wales, Albania
Group 8: Italy, Greece, Finland, Kosovo
Group 9: France, Iceland, North Macedonia, Luxembourg
Group 10: Republic of Ireland, Norway, Belarus, Armenia
Group 11: Serbia, Russia, Cyprus, Gibraltar
Group 12: Germany, Slovakia, Latvia, Moldova
Group 13: Turkey, Switzerland, Bulgaria, San Marino
How the draw worked
• There were four seeding pots in accordance with the coefficient rankings list. The 13 countries with the highest rankings were placed in Pot A, the next 13 in Pot B, and so on.
• Each group was allocated one team from each pot, with hosts to be appointed to stage the mini-tournaments.
• The top two teams in each group will progress to the elite round along with the four third-placed teams with the best records against the top two in their section.
Pot A: England, Italy, Portugal, Germany, France, Belgium, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Austria, Serbia*, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Scotland
Pot B: Ukraine, Czech Republic, Israel, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Russia*, Greece, Slovenia, Poland, Croatia, Slovakia, Iceland
Pot C: Finland, Cyprus, Belarus, Romania, Azerbaijan*, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Wales, Georgia, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Latvia, Faroe Islands
Pot D: Lithuania, Albania, Estonia, Armenia*, Kazakhstan, Kosovo*, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Luxembourg, San Marino, Malta, Gibraltar
*Based on previous decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee and UEFA Emergency Panel, these teams could not be drawn together: Serbia and Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, Russia and Kosovo, Azerbaijan and Armenia