UEFA Women's Futsal EURO 2019: groups and dates

A total of 23 nations have entered the first UEFA Women's Futsal EURO; qualifying starts in August.

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A total of 23 nations have entered the first UEFA Women's Futsal EURO and all will were involved in the qualifying draw on 5 July.

Last year UEFA announced the launch of its first women's futsal competition for national teams, to be held every two years with initially a four-team knockout final tournament. That will be held in mid-February 2019, to be hosted by one of the four eventual qualifiers.

The entrants include Northern Ireland, taking part in their first international futsal tournament for men or women.

Preliminary round draw: 21–26 August

Group A: Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Northern Ireland (hosts)

Group B: Slovakia, Finland, Lithuania (hosts)

Group C: Belarus, Moldova (hosts), Armenia

  • The three group winners progress to the main round to join the 13 teams given byes

Main round: 11–16 September

Group 1: Spain (hosts), Italy, Romania, Poland

Group 2: Russia, Slovenia, Croatia (hosts), Winner preliminary round Group A

Group 3: Kazakhstan, Ukraine (hosts), Hungary, Winner preliminary round Group C

Group 4: Portugal (hosts), Serbia, Czech Republic, Winner preliminary round Group B

  • The four group winners progress to February's knockout finals, hosted by one of the qualifiers

THE CALENDAR

Qualifying draw: 5 July, Nyon
Preliminary round: 21–26 August
Main round: 11–16 September
Finals draw: tbc
Final tournament: 14 or 15 & 16 or 17 February

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