The draw set the groups in both leagues for the first stage of the 2022/23 edition.
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The 2022/23 UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship round 1 draw, made on 31 May, set the groups in both leagues for the mini-tournaments in autumn.
League A will include 28 teams, including the seven promoted from League B after round 2 of the 2021/22 edition this spring. They were drawn into seven groups; from these single-venue mini-tournaments, the teams finishing fourth will be relegated to League B for 2022/23 round 2, with the other positions deciding seeding for League A in that round. Estonia will take part, although their finals place is assured as hosts.
The teams in League B (including sides relegated from League A in 2021/22 round 2) will compete for promotion to League A in six groups. The six group winners and the runners-up with the best record against the teams first and third in their section will be promoted. League A round 2 will decide the seven teams joining Estonia in the 2023 finals.
Round 1 draw (dates/hosts tbc)
Group A1: Norway, Hungary, Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Group A2: Spain, Greece, Poland, Belgium
Group A3: Finland, Austria, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland
Group A4: France, Iceland, Italy, Switzerland
Group A5: Germany (holders), Serbia, Slovenia, Türkiye
Group A6: Denmark, England, Ukraine, Estonia (finals hosts)
Group A7: Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Scotland
Group B1: Belarus, Georgia, Luxembourg, Armenia
Group B2: Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia, Moldova
Group B3:Croatia, Bulgaria, Faroe Islands
Group B4: Slovakia, Latvia, Azerbaijan
Group B5: Montenegro, Israel, Wales
Group B6: Romania, Lithuania, Kazakhstan
In Round 1, the 48 entrants were split into League A (28 teams) and League B (20 teams) based on the rankings after 2021/22 round 2. In League A, teams were drawn into seven groups of four, while in League B there will be two groups of four, and four groups of three.
Within each league, teams were allocated to four pots (League A – seven in each from Pots 1 to 4; League B – six in in Pots 1 and 2, eight in Pot 3). In League A, every group contains one team from each pot. In League B, every group contains one team from each of Pots 1 and 2; from Pot 3, two teams were drawn into each of Groups B1 and B2, with one drawn into each of the other four groups.
As decided by the UEFA Executive Committee and the UEFA Emergency Panel, Armenia and Azerbaijan could be drawn into the same group.
Hosts will be appointed for each mini-tournament, to be played between 1 August and 20 November 2022.
Round 1 draw: Leagues and seeding pots
Pot 1: Spain, Netherlands, Germany (holders), France, Denmark, Finland, Norway
Pot 2: Serbia, Iceland, Austria, England, Greece, Portugal, Hungary
Pot 3: Sweden, Italy, Republic of Ireland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine
Pot 4: Scotland*, Switzerland*, Türkiye*, Belgium*, Estonia (finals hosts)*, Northern Ireland*, Bosnia and Herzegovina*
*Promoted from League B
Pot 1: Slovakia*, Kosovo*, Croatia*, Romania*, Montenegro*, Belarus*
Pot 2: Lithuania, Israel, Bulgaria, Latvia, Albania, Georgia
Pot 3: Luxembourg, Armenia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Faroe Islands, Azerbaijan, Wales
*Relegated from League A