Qualifying draw for 2023 European U-21 Championship unveiled
The qualifying draw for the 2023 European U-21 Championship was held Thursday in Nyon, Switzerland.
The group stage games will be played between March 2021 and June 2022, while co-hosts Georgia and Romania qualify directly for the final tournament.
A total of 53 nations will compete for 14 places alongside the final tournament host countries.
The nine group winners and the best runner-up will directly move to the final tournament, whereas the other eight runners-up will playoff for the last four tickets in September 2022.
Under-21 EURO qualifying draw
Group A: Croatia, Austria, Norway, Finland, Azerbaijan, Estonia
Group B: Germany, Poland, Israel, Hungary, Latvia, San Marino
Group C: Spain, Russia, Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Lithuania, Malta
Group D: Portugal, Greece, Iceland, Belarus, Cyprus, Liechtenstein
Group E: Netherlands, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Wales, Moldova, Gibraltar
Group F: Italy, Sweden, Republic of Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Luxembourg
Group G: England, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Albania, Kosovo, Andorra
Group H: France, Serbia, Ukraine, North Macedonia, Faroe Islands, Armenia
Group I: Denmark, Belgium, Turkey, Scotland, Kazakhstan.
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