Promotion and relegation between both leagues is at stake in the first stage of the 2023/24 edition.
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Round 1 of the 2023/24 UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship is in progress, beginning the road to May's final tournament in Sweden.
League A was made up of 28 teams, including defending champions France and the seven nations promoted from League B after round 2 of the 2022/23 edition. They competed in seven groups in single-venue mini-tournaments; teams finishing fourth will be relegated to League B for 2023/24 round 2, with the other positions deciding seeding for League A in that round. Sweden took part and will also be in League A for round 2, although their finals place is assured as hosts.
The 22 teams in League B include sides relegated from League A in 2022/23 round 2, plus Andorra and Malta who are returning to the competition. They are playing 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 Sweden in the 2024 finals from 5 to 18 May, which will also act as UEFA's qualifier for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in the Dominican Republic.
Remain in League A for round 2: Spain, Portugal*, Czechia
Transfer to League B: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Remain in League A for round 2: Poland*, Norway, Iceland
Tranfer to League B: Republic of Ireland
Remain in League A for round 2: France (holders), Italy*, Scotland
Tranfer to League B: Slovenia
Remain in League A for round 2: Austria, Germany*, Ukraine
Tranfer to League B: Romania
Remain in League A for round 2: Finland, Netherlands, Switzerland
Tranfer to League B: Bulgaria*
Remain in League A for round 2: England, Hungary*, Belgium,
Tranfer to League B: Northern Ireland
Remain in League A for round 2: Sweden**, Denmark, Greece
Tranfer to League B: Belarus
Group played in Albania
**Final tournament hosts
Group B1 (complete)
Promoted to League A: Kosovo*
Runners-up: North Macedonia
Also in group: Armenia, Georgia
Group B2 (27 November–3 December)
Serbia*, Israel, Andorra, Latvia
Postponed from original dates.
Group B3 (complete)
Promoted to League A: Croatia*
Also in group: Luxembourg, Azerbaijan
Group B4 (24–30 November)
Wales, Faroe Islands, Kazakhstan, Albania*
Group B5 (complete)
Promoted to League A: Slovakia
Also in group: Lithuania*
Group B6 (complete)
Promoted to League A: Türkiye*
Also in group: Moldova
- France won their first title in Estonia in May. The other past winners are Germany (eight titles), 2022/23 runners-up and U-17 Women's World Cup holders Spain (four titles), and 2012/13 champions Poland.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Ukraine were promoted from League B in 2022/23 round 2.
- Croatia, Estonia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia and Wales were relegated from League A in 2022/23 round 2.