WU17 EURO elite round report

Holders Spain, Austria, Denmark, England, Germany, Netherlands and Portugal have joined hosts Bulgaria in the finals.

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Holders Spain are among the qualifiers from the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship elite round that ends on Saturday, with seven teams to join hosts Bulgaria in next Friday's draw.

  • Elite round results
  • Qualified: Austria, Bulgaria (hosts), Denmark, England, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain (holders)
  • Draw: 10:30CET (11:30 local) on Friday at Flamingo Grand Hotel & Spa, Albena
  • Finals: 5 to 17 May, Bulgaria

Elite round groups

Group 1
Qualified:
England

Group 2
Qualified:
Netherlands

Group 3
Qualified
: Spain (holders)

Group 4
Qualified:
Germany

Group 5:
Qualified: Portugal

Group 6
Qualified:
Denmark

Group 7
Qualified:
Austria

2018 final highlights: Germany 0-2 Spain
2018 final highlights: Germany 0-2 Spain

• The seven group winners qualify to join hosts Bulgaria in the finals from 5 to 17 May. The draw will be made at 10:30CET (11:30 local) on 5 April at Flamingo Grand Hotel & Spa, Albena.

  • Netherlands striker Nikita Tromp's one strike added to her 11 qualifying round goals took her career total to 21 – breaking the competition record previously held by Vivianne Miedema and Claudia Pina
  • Germany have won a record six titles and now qualified for 11 of the 12 final tournaments
  • Holders Spain have reached the last five finals, and are are on four titles, two behind Germany
  • To win their group Spain beat the only side other than the current champions and Germany to have won the title, Poland
  • Denmark have reached their first eight-team final tournament, having played in the old four-sided event in Nyon in 2008 and 2012
  • England keep up their record of reaching all six eight-team final tournaments, shared with Germany and Spain
  • Portugal and Austria have qualified for the second time, both previously making the 2013/14 event in England
  • Hosts Bulgaria will play in their first women's final tournament
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