U19 EURO Finals Malta 2023


The Under 19 EURO finals 2023 will be held in Malta between July 3-16.  This is the second time that Malta will organise the final tournament of a UEFA Youth Competition. Infact the Malta FA staged the 2014 Under 17 EURO.  It was the only occasion in which a Maltese team played at a UEFA final tournament.  

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The elite round

The draw on December 8th will form 7 groups of four to decide which will be the teams that will progress to the final tournament.  The mini-tournaments will be played in spring. The elite round is made up of 27 teams that emerge from the qualifying round that ends on November 23rd.  They will join top seeds Portugal, who enter at this stage.

The draws for the final tournament

The draws for the final tournament will be held on the 19th of April 2023 at the Teatru Manoel which is a theatre and important performing arts venue in Malta.

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The Final tournament

Malta, as hosts, will be joined by 7 teams progressing from the elite round.  The top two teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals.

Match dates:

  •  Group stage Matchday 1: 3/4 July
  •  Group stage Matchday 2: 6/7 July
  •  Group stage Matchday 3: 9/10 July
  •  Semi-finals: 13 July
  •  Final: 16 July

U19 Schedule

Previous U19 EURO winners

8 Spain (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019)
3 France (2005, 2010, 2016)
2 England (2017, 2022), Germany (2008, 2014)
1 Italy (2003), Portugal (2018), Serbia (2013), Ukraine (2009)



The local organising committee is reaching out to individuals who will be willing to support this tournament to offer players, officials, spectators and media an unforgettable experience and a warm Maltese welcome.

All those ready to embark on an enriching and unique experience, and interested in playing an important role in this event are invited to apply by clicking on the button below. The roles available are Administrative Staff, Ceremonies Participants, Doping Chaperones, Drivers, Host/Hostesses, Media Officers, Stewards/Matchday Staff, and Youth Program Assistants.

To be considered as volunteers, applicants must be over 16 years of age, and have a clean Police Conduct, good customer relations skills, good communication skills (Maltese and English), and have a driving licence (where applicable). Knowledge of other languages and previous experience in similar events will be considered an asset.

All applicants will be called in for a meeting to identify the ideal role, position and availability for the 2023 UEFA U19 European Championships. Chosen applicants will be required to attend, prior to the tournament, hands on Training and familiarisation visits to all related sites.