UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship holders Germany have been placed in a group with Poland, England and Italy after the elite round draw was made by Giulia Gwinn, who captained last season’s winners and was in Nyon to receive the Respect Fair Play trophy on behalf of her squad.
Elite round draw
Group 1 (27 March–1 April): Austria, Netherlands*, Slovenia, Switzerland
Group 2 (20–25 March): Norway, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Wales
Group 3 (25–30 March): Germany (holders), Poland, England, Italy
Group 4 (14–19 March): Republic of Ireland, Hungary, Scotland, Serbia*
Group 5 (24–29 March): France*, Greece, Belgium, Russia
Group 6 (28 March–2 April): Spain, Sweden, Iceland, Portugal*
Bye to finals: Czech Republic (hosts)
• The six group winners and the runner-up with the best record against the sides first and third in their pool qualify to join hosts the Czech Republic in the finals from 2 to 14 May.