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2017/18 final tournament: Finland

Finland will host the final tournament from 16 to 29 July 2018.
2017/18 final tournament: Finland
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2017/18 final tournament: Finland

Finland will host the final tournament from 16 to 29 July 2018.

Finland will stage the eight-team 2017/18 final tournament from 16 to 29 July.

  • Finals schedule

Group stage: 16/17, 19/20, 22/23 July
Semi-finals: 26 July
Final: 29 July

The tournament will act as Europe's qualifier for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

  • Road to Finland

Qualifying round
Group 1 (8–14 November):
Croatia*, Denmark, Latvia, San Marino

Group 2 (4–10 October): Germany, Poland*, Northern Ireland, Belarus

Group 3 (8–14 November): Czech Republic, Scotland, Luxembourg*, Armenia

Group 4 (4–10 October): Netherlands*, Slovenia, Hungary, Malta

Group 5 (8–14 November): Belgium, Switzerland, FYR Macedonia*, Liechtenstein

Group 6 (3–9 October): Austria*, Israel, Lithuania, Kosovo

Group 7 (4–10 October): Serbia, Republic of Ireland*, Azerbaijan, Cyprus

Group 8 (8–14 November): England, Bulgaria*, Iceland, Faroe Islands

Group 9 (4–10 October): Italy, Sweden*, Estonia, Moldova

Group 10 (8–14 November): Russia, Greece*, Romania, Gibraltar

Group 11 (8–14 November): France, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Andorra

Group 12 (4–10 October): Ukraine, Montenegro, Norway, Albania*

Group 13 (7–13 November): Turkey*, Slovakia, Wales, Kazakhstan

*Hosts

Bye to elite round: Spain, Portugal

Bye to final tournament: Finland (hosts)

The top two in each qualifying round group will join Spain and Portugal in the elite round in spring 2018, drawn on 6 December.

In that round, the seven group winners will join Finland in that July's finals.

http://www.uefa.com/under19/season=2018/finals/index.html#201718+final+tournament+finland