Women's U17 finals schedule confirmed
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Hosts Belarus will make their bow Group A against fellow finals debutants Serbia at Minsk's Traktor Stadium on 4 May, the same day Germany play holders Spain.
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Hosts Belarus will make their UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship finals debut in Group A against fellow newcomers Serbia at Minsk's Traktor Stadium after the schedule was confirmed.
The opening group games are played on 4 May, with the other game in the hosts' section matching England and Norway at the Torpedo Stadium, Zhodino. Group B starts with matches in Borisov's Gorodskoi Stadium between Itay and the Czech Republlic, and Slutsk's City Stadium involving Germany and holders Spain, who between them have won seven of the eight previous tournament. Group games continue in those venues on 7 and 10 May, with Belarus facing England and Norway in Slutsk.
Both semi-finals will be played 13 May in Zhodino, with the winners each qualifying for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan from 30 September to 21 October, joined by the victors in the third-place play-off in Minsk on 16 May. Later that day the final is played at the Borisov Arena.
Group A: Belarus (hosts), Serbia, England, Norway
Group B: Italy, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain (holders)