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2016 WU19 EURO final tournament: Slovakia

Slovakia will host the WU19 EURO between 19 and 31 July, the country's first women's final tournament; see who they will face, and how the teams qualified.
2016 WU19 EURO final tournament: Slovakia
Karen Espelund conducts the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship draw in Bratislava ©UEFA.com

2016 WU19 EURO final tournament: Slovakia

Slovakia will host the WU19 EURO between 19 and 31 July, the country's first women's final tournament; see who they will face, and how the teams qualified.

Slovakia host the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship final tournament between 19 and 31 July 2016. This will be the first women's final tournament in Slovakia, which held the 2000 men's U21 and 2013 men's U17 EUROs.

The draw
Group A
(Senec/Zlate Moravce): Slovakia (hosts), Netherlands, France, Norway
Group B
(Senica/Myjava): Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland

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Germany were first to qualify

Teams
Slovakia – hosts and finals debutants
Germany (Group 1 winners)
Austria (Group 2 winners)
Netherlands (Group 3 winners)
Spain (Group 4 winners)
France (Group 5 winners)
Switzerland (Group 6 winners)
Norway (best runners-up)

Schedule

  • Slovakia's group games will be televised by RTVS
  • The semi-finals and the final will be on Eurosport

Group A (Senec/Zlate Moravce): Slovakia (hosts), Netherlands, France, Norway
Group B (Senica/Myjava): Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Schedule, kick-offs CET
Semi-finals and final on Eurosport
DateGroupMatchLocationKick-off
Tue 19 JulyASVK v NEDSenec17.00
Tue 19 JulyAFRA v NORZlate Moravce18.00
Tue 19 JulyBESP v GERSenica18.00
Tue 19 JulyBAUT v SUIMyjava18.00
Fri 22 JulyANED v NORZlate Moravce18.00
Fri 22 JulyASVK v FRASenec19.00
Fri 22 JulyBGER v SUISenica18.00
Fri 22 JulyBESP v AUTMyjava18.00
Mon 25 JulyANED v FRASenec17.00
Mon 25 JulyANOR v SVKZlate Moravce17.00
Mon 25 JulyBGER v AUTSenica18.00
Mon 25 JulyBSUI v ESPMyjava18.00
Thu 28 JulySemi-finaltbcSenec16.00
Thu 28 JulySemi-finaltbcSenec20.30
Sun 31 JulyFinaltbcSenec19.00

Route to the finals
Seven qualifiers joined the hosts in the finals. An initial qualifying round involving 44 teams took place in September, with half of them advancing to April's elite round. Spain and England had byes through the initial stage, entering the competition in the elite round when teams were drawn into six groups of four. The section winners and best runners-up made the finals.

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