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U19 - Qualifiers

The Malta U-19 team will be up against two European heavyweights, France and Belgium, in the qualifying round of the 2018/19 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.


The other team in Group 6 is Lithuania.

 

The Malta FA will be hosting this tournament in November 2018.

 

The qualifying round draw was made on Wednesday morning at UEFA’s Nyon Headquarters, starting the road to the finals in Armenia.

 

The draw was conducted by last season’s Netherlands captain Dani de Wit, who received the 2016/17 Respect Fair Play trophy from UEFA President Aleksander ńĆeferin on behalf of his team.

 

QUALIFYING ROUND DRAW

 

Group 1: Georgia, Israel, Azerbaijan, Liechtenstein

 

Group 2: Italy, Denmark, Finland, Estonia

 

Group 3: Czech Republic, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Luxembourg

 

Group 4: Sweden, Scotland, Wales, San Marino

 

Group 5: England, Turkey, Iceland, Moldova

 

Group 6: France, Belgium, Lithuania, Malta

 

Group 7: Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Kosovo

 

Group 8: Ukraine, Slovakia, Norway, Albania

 

Group 9: Serbia, Poland, Northern Ireland, Kazakhstan

 

Group 10: Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands

 

Group 11: Russia, Montenegro, Cyprus, Latvia

 

Group 12: Spain, Switzerland, Belarus, Andorra

 

Group 13: Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Gibraltar


Bye to elite round: Portugal, Germany

 

Bye to final tournament: Armenia (hosts)

 

• The top two in each group will join top seeds Portugal and Germany in the elite round in spring 2019.

 

• After that round, the seven group winners will join Armenia in that July's finals.
 

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