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-19 Championship runs from 24 October, beginning the road to next July's final tournament in Lithuania.
League A consists of 28 teams, including holders Spain and the seven sides promoted from League B after round 2 of the 2022/23 edition. The teams compete in seven groups, played as single-venue mini-tournaments; sides finishing fourth will be relegated to League B for round 2 of 2023/24, with the other positions deciding League A seeding for that round.
The 23 teams in League B include sides relegated from League A in 2022/23 round 2, as well as debut WU19 entrants Luxembourg. They will compete for promotion to League A in six groups, five of four sides and the other with three. The group winners and runners-up with the best record against the teams first and third in their section will be promoted. Lithuania will take part, although their finals place is assured as hosts.
The seven teams joining Lithuania in the 2024 finals from 15 to 27 July will be decided by round 2 League A.
Group A1 (25–31 October)
France*, Italy, Hungary, Northern Ireland
Group A2 (24–30 October)
Czechia, England, Greece, Wales*
Group A3 (25–31 October)
Austria*, Denmark, Poland, Montenegro
Group A4 (25–31 October)
Germany, Finland*, Norway, Israel
Group A5 (25–31 October)
Spain (holders), Portugal, Sweden*, Türkiye
Group A6 (25–31 October)
Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Belgium*, Faroe Islands
Group A7 (24–30 October)
Iceland, Serbia, Belarus, Scotland (mini-tournament to be played in Albania)
* Group hosts
Group B1 (25–31 October)
Switzerland*, Albania, Lithuania**, Cyprus
Group B2 (24–30 October)
Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Estonia, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein
Group B3 (8–14 November)
Slovenia*, Kosovo, Azerbaijan, Moldova
Group B4 (24–30 October)
Ukraine, North Macedonia, Luxembourg, Armenia*
Group B5 (25–31 October)
Bulgaria*, Croatia, Latvia, Georgia
Group B6 (29 November–5 December)
Romania*, Slovakia, Kazakhstan
* Group hosts
** Final tournament hosts
- Spain retained the trophy in Belgium in July, and are aiming to match the record three straight WU19/WU18 titles won by Germany in 1999/2000, 2000/01 and 2001/02.
- Spain's fifth title moved them to within one of 2022/23 runners-up Germany's record tally. Other former champions involved are France (five titles), Sweden (three), Denmark, England, Italy and the Netherlands (one apiece).
- Faroe Islands, Israel, Malta, Montenegro, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Türkiye were promoted from League B in 2022/23 round 2.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia, Switzerland and Ukraine were relegated from League A in 2022/23 round 2.