Who has qualified for Women's EURO so far?

Eight teams have joined hosts England in the 2022 finals so far with seven places left to fill.

Iceland are in their fourth consecutive Women's EURO
Iceland are in their fourth consecutive Women's EURO Hungarian FA

A record 47 teams began UEFA Women's EURO qualifying but only 15 will join hosts England in the finals from 6 to 31 July 2022. See who has made it so far.

Qualified so far

Belgium, Denmark, England (hosts), France, Germany, Iceland*, Netherlands (holders), Norway, Sweden

*One of three best runners-up

How qualifying works

  • The group winners and the three runners-up with the best record against the sides first, third, fourth and fifth in their sections will join hosts England in the final tournament.
  • The other six runners-up will play off in April for the remaining three berths in the 16-team finals.

BELGIUM

How they qualified: Group H winners

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Key fact: Tine De Caigny scored twice in the decisive 4-0 defeat of Switzerland to take her goal tally to a qualifying-leading 12.

DENMARK

How they qualified: Group B winners

Women's EURO best: Runners-up (2017)

Women's EURO 2017: Runners-up

Key fact: Clinched their place on 27 October with a 3-1 win in Italy, who had not lost at home in more than five years.

2017 quarter-final highlights: England 1-0 France
2017 quarter-final highlights: England 1-0 France

ENGLAND (HOSTS)

How they qualified: Hosts

Women's EURO best: Runners-up (1984, 2009)

Women's EURO 2017: Semi-finals

Key fact: Sarina Wiegman, who led the Netherlands to glory in 2017 and also through qualifying for this tournament, takes over from Phil Neville as England coach in September 2021.

FRANCE

How they qualified: Group G winners

Women's EURO best: Quarter-finals

Women's EURO 2017: Quarter-finals

Key fact: Since an eight-team Women's EURO was introduced in 1997, France have gone out in the last eight every time (group stage in 1997, 2001 and 2005 then, after the tournament's expansion to first 12 then 16 teams, quarter-finals in 2009, 2013 and 2017).

Germany’s dominance: Goals from 1997-2013
Germany’s dominance: Goals from 1997-2013

GERMANY

How they qualified: Group I winners

Women's EURO best: Winners x 8 (1989, 1991, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013)

Women's EURO 2017: Quarter-finals

Key fact: Their 18-year reign as champions was ended by Denmark in the 2017 quarter-finals.

ICELAND

How they qualified: Group F runners-up (best runners-up)

Women's EURO best: Quarter-finals

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Key fact: In their fourth straight final tournament; their debut in 2009 was the first time any senior Iceland team, men’s or women’s, had reached a major finals.

2017 final highlights: Netherlands 4-2 Denmark
2017 final highlights: Netherlands 4-2 Denmark

NETHERLANDS (HOLDERS)

How they qualified: Group A winners

Women's EURO best: Winners (2017)

Women's EURO 2017: Winners

Key fact: Had never reached a major final before 2017, when they won on home soil, and then were runners-up to the United States at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.

See Norway’s 2013 winner against the Netherlands
See Norway’s 2013 winner against the Netherlands

NORWAY

How they qualified: Group C winners

Women's EURO best: Winners x 2 (1987, 1993)

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Key fact: Only twice since 1987 have Norway not reached at least the semi-finals: 1997 (as co-hosts) and 2017.

SWEDEN

How they qualified: Group F winners

Women's EURO best: Winners (1984)

Women's EURO 2017: Quarter-finals

Key fact: Sweden claimed third place at the 2019 Women's World Cup.