The qualifying round for the 2022/23 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship begins in Round 1, taking place in two leagues from October 4 to November 14.
League A consists of 28 teams, including eight who were promoted from League B after the 2021/22 round in the spring. The teams will be divided into seven groups; In these mini tournaments with a host nation, the teams that finish fourth will be relegated to League B in Round 2 of 2022/23, while other locations will decide the second round seeds of League A. Belgium has already been assured of participation but a place in the final stages as a host country.
League B teams (including teams relegated from League A in Round 2 2021/22 and the first Gibraltar team to enter the UEFA Women’s national team competition) will battle it out for promotion to League A in seven groups. Group winners will receive a promotion.
The seven teams that join Belgium in the final stages of 2023 will give birth to the second round of League A next spring.
Round 1, mini tournaments
Group A1 (October 5-11) : Spain, Finland, Switzerland, Scotland *
Group A2 (October 4-10) : Sweden, Netherlands, Greece *, Turkey
Group A3 (October 5-11) : Italy, Hungary *, Wales, Serbia
Group A4 (October 5-11) : England, Denmark, Slovakia *, Slovenia
Group A5 (October 4-10) : France, Republic of Ireland, Poland *, Northern Ireland
Group A6 (November 8–14) : Germany, Austria, Ukraine, Israel *
Group A7 (October 5-11) : Norway, Belgium (last tournament host), Portugal *, Malta
Group B1 (October 4-10) : Croatia *, Azerbaijan, Montenegro, Cyprus
Group B2 (October 5-11) : Romania, Latvia, Albania *, Armenia
Group b3 (November 8–14) : Iceland, Lithuania *, Faroe Islands, Liechtenstein
Group B4 (October 5-11) : Bosnia and Herzegovina *, Moldova, Estonia
Group B5 (November 8-14) : Bulgaria, Kosovo *, Gibraltar
Group B6 (October 4-10) : Belarus, North Macedonia, Georgia *
Group B7 (October 5-11) : Czech Republic, Andorra, Kazakhstan *
* Group hosts
- The Czech Republic (hosts), England, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain and Sweden are taking part in the 2021/22 final tournament, which runs until July 9, 2022.
- In the second round of 2021/22, Israel, Malta, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey were promoted from League B.
- Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Iceland and Romania are eliminated from League A in Round 2 of 2021/22.
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