The 16-team 2016/17 finals in Georgia will begin with the qualifying round in September.
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- Georgia will stage the 2016/17 final tournament next summer.
Group 1 (6-11 October): Russia, Belgium*, Kazakhstan, Finland
Group 2 (6-11 October): Netherlands*, Norway, San Marino, Romania
Group 3 (25-30 October): Israel, Scotland, Liechtenstein, Andorra*
Group 4 (6-11 October): Germany, Republic of Ireland, Albania*, Gibraltar
Group 5 (4-9 October): Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania*, Azerbaijan
Group 6 (10-15 November): England, Greece, Wales*, Luxembourg
Group 7 (10-15 November): Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Armenia*
Group 8 (10-15 November): Denmark, Portugal, Bulgaria*, Belarus
Group 9 (6-11 October): France, Czech Republic*, Estonia, Slovenia
Group 10 (9-14 November): Sweden, Serbia*, Moldova, Malta
Group 11 (6-11 October): FYR Macedonia, Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Poland*
Group 12 (11-16 November): Croatia, Montenegro*, Faroe Islands, Cyprus
Group 13 (6-11 October): Ukraine*, Turkey, Latvia, Iceland
Bye to elite round: Spain
Bye to final tournament: Georgia (hosts)
• The top two in each group along with the third-placed team with the best record against the leading pair will join top seeds Spain in the elite round in spring 2017. The seven group winners from that stage go into the finals the following summer, joining hosts Georgia.