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Spain win #WU17EURO: at a glance

Spain ended Germany's two-year reign as champions to claim their fourth title.

Spain celebrate their title
Spain celebrate their title ©Sportsfile

Winners: Spain
Runners-up: Germany
Third place: Finland

  • Top three will represent UEFA at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay from 13 November to 1 December

Top scorers
Shekiera Martinez (Germany) 9
Eva Navarro (Spain) 6
Ebony Salmon (England) 4

Including qualifying
Claudia Pina (Spain) 15
Romée Leuchter (Netherlands) 11
Eva Navarro (Spain) 11
Telma Encarnação (Portugal) 10
Shekiera Martinez (Germany) 10

(FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup qualifier does not count towards top scorers)


  • Spain are the first nation to hold the Women's U17 and U19 titles at the same time since Germany won the first #WU17EURO in 2008 while also #WU19EURO champions.
  • Germany reached their tenth semi-final in 11 editions of this competition.
  • Spain reached their ninth final and fifth in a row (every eight-team tournament since the first in 2013/14). Only Germany in senior Women's EURO (six) have a longer run of final appearances in any UEFA national-team competition.
  • Finland were only the second finals debutants to make it to the last four since it became an eight-team competition in 2013/14, after Italy in that first year.
  • Germany's Shekiera Martinez's nine goals are not just a record for a women's U17 tournament but equals the record for any UEFA finals.
  • Martinez became the first player to score in all three group games in a #WU17EURO finals
  • In qualifying Spain's Claudia Pina (who did not play in the finals due to injury) reached 20 career goals in this competition, equalling Vivianne Miedema's record.
  • Finland, on their debut EURO qualification, have reached their first FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.
  • Germany have kept up their record of qualifying for all six editions of the World Cup, a feat shared by Ghana, Japan, New Zealand and holders North Korea (though only Germany have also never missed a senior or U-20 World Cup).

Bulgaria 2019: qualifying round 19 September to 28 October 2018

All the results/highlights

Semi-final highlights: Spain 1-0 Finland

Wednesday 9 May
Group A

Finland 1-2 Germany: Marijampole
Lithuania 0-9 Netherlands: Alytus – highlights
Group B
Italy 0-0 Spain: Siauliai
Poland 2-2 England: Siauliai

Saturday 12 May
Group A
Germany 2-2 Netherlands: Siauliai
Lithuania 0-4 Finland: Siauliai – highlights
Group B
Spain 2-1 England: Alytus
Poland 0-0 Italy: Marijampole

Tuesday 15 May
Group A
Germany 8-0 Lithuania: Alytus – highlights
Netherlands 1-2 Finland: Marijampole
Group B
Spain 5-0 Poland: Alytus
England 4-0 Italy: Marijampole

Semi-final highlights: Germany 8-0 England

Knockout phase

Semi-finals: Friday 18 May
Germany 8-0 England: Alytus – highlights
Spain 1-0 Finland: Marijampole – highlights

Monday 21 May:
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup play-off
England 1-2 Finland: Alytus
Germany 0-2 Spain: Marijampole – highlights

Finland finished third on debut to earn a World Cup bow
Finland finished third on debut to earn a World Cup bow©Sportsfile

Champions roll of honour
Eight-team tournament (hosts)
2017/18: Spain (Lithuania)
2016/17: Germany (Czech Republic)
2015/16: Germany (Belarus)
2014/15: Spain (Iceland)
2013/14: Germany (England)
Four-team tournament in Nyon
2012/13: Poland
2011/12: Germany
2010/11: Spain
2009/10: Spain
2008/09: Germany
2007/08: Germany

Germany 6
Spain 4
Poland 1

Final appearances:
Spain 8
Germany 7
France 3
Poland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
Sweden 1
Switzerland 1

Semi-final appearances:
Germany 10
France 5
Norway 3
Denmark 2
Netherlands 2
Switzerland 2
Belgium 1
Finland 1
Iceland 1
Italy 1
Poland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
Sweden 1

(bold: inc 2018)