The 2019/20 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship qualifying round draw will be made in Nyon at 09:00CET on Friday 23 November, with 44 of the 47 entrants beginning their bids to join hosts Sweden in the final tournament.
Draw procedure seeding pots
Pot A: England, Norway, Netherlands, France, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Finland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland
Pot B: Austria, Belgium, Serbia, Iceland, Hungary, Scotland, Russia, Slovenia, Portugal, Turkey, Greece
Pot C: Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Wales, Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Israel
Pot D: Croatia, Montenegro, FYR Macedonia, Faroe Islands, Latvia, Malta, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Georgia, Albania
*Based on previous decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee and UEFA Emergency Panel, Russia and Ukraine cannot be drawn in the same group.
Bye to elite round: Spain, Germany
Bye to final tournament: Sweden (hosts)
Who is involved?
• Hosts Sweden qualify directly for the final tournament in May 2020.
• Top seeds Spain and Germany receive a bye to the elite round.
• The remaining 44 entrants start in the qualifying round where they will be split into 11 groups of four.
• There are four seeding pots in accordance with the coefficient rankings list, with the 12 countries with the highest ranking in Pot A, the next 12 in Pot B, and so on.
• Each group will have one team from each pot, with hosts then appointed to stage the mini-tournaments, provisionally scheduled between 5 August and 27 October 2019.
Road to Sweden
• The top two sides in every group plus the two third-placed teams with the best record against the top two in their section join Spain and Germany in the elite round draw on 22 November 2019, with the games in spring 2020.
• Seven teams will eventually qualify for the finals to join Sweden.