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
Qualified: Spain (holders)
• 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