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1997 UEFA European Under-16 Championship

1997 UEFA Under-16 Championship
U-16-Fußball-Europameisterschaft 1997
Tournament details
Host country Germany
Dates 28 April - 10 May
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (4th title)
Runners-up  Austria
Third place  Germany
Fourth place   Switzerland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 100 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Juanjo Camacho
(5 goals)

The 1997 UEFA European Under-16 Championship was the 15th edition of UEFA's European Under-16 Football Championship. Germany hosted the championship, during April 28 - May 10, 1997. 16 teams entered the competition, and Spain defeated Austria in the final to win the competition for the fourth time.

Contents

  • Squads 1
  • Qualifying 2
  • Participants 3
  • Group stage 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
    • Group C 4.3
    • Group D 4.4
  • Knockout stages 5
    • Quarterfinals 5.1
    • Semifinals 5.2
    • Third Place Playoff 5.3
    • Final 5.4
  • References 6

Squads

Qualifying

Participants

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6 9
  Switzerland 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 6
 Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 3
 Israel 3 0 0 3 3 8 -8 0
April 28, 1997
Germany  3 – 0  Israel

April 28, 1997
Switzerland   2 – 1  Northern Ireland

April 30, 1997
Israel  1 – 2  Northern Ireland

April 30, 1997
Germany  2 – 0   Switzerland

May 2, 1997
Northern Ireland  0 – 1  Germany

May 2, 1997
Israel  2 – 3   Switzerland

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9
 Austria 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
 Ukraine 3 1 0 2 5 9 -4 3
 Poland 3 1 0 2 4 8 -4 3
April 28, 1997
Poland  0 – 4  Austria

April 28, 1997
Spain  6 – 1  Ukraine

April 30, 1997
Poland  1 – 2  Spain

April 30, 1997
Austria  0 – 2  Ukraine

May 2, 1997
Austria  0 – 2  Spain

May 2, 1997
Ukraine  2 – 3  Poland

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3 6
 Italy 3 1 0 2 6 6 0 3
 Georgia 3 0 0 3 7 16 -9 0
Georgia
April 28, 1997
Hungary  6 – 3  Georgia

April 28, 1997
Belgium  1 – 0  Italy

April 30, 1997
Hungary  0 – 1  Belgium



May 2, 1997
Italy  1 – 2  Hungary

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Turkey 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
 Slovakia 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Iceland 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3 3
 Slovenia 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1
April 28, 1997
Turkey  2 – 0  Slovenia

April 28, 1997
Slovakia  1 – 0  Iceland

April 30, 1997
Turkey  1 – 0  Slovakia

April 30, 1997
Slovenia  0 – 2  Iceland

May 2, 1997
Iceland  0 – 4  Turkey

May 2, 1997
Slovenia  2 – 2  Slovakia

Knockout stages

Quarterfinals

May 5, 1997
Germany  3 – 1  Hungary

May 5, 1997
Belgium  0 – 0   Switzerland
  Penalties  
4 – 5

May 5, 1997
Spain  3 – 1  Slovakia

May 5, 1997
Turkey  0 – 3  Austria

Semifinals

May 7, 1997
Switzerland   0 – 0  Austria
  Penalties  
5 – 6

May 7, 1997
Germany  1 – 2  Spain

Third Place Playoff

May 9, 1997
Germany  3 – 1   Switzerland

Final

May 10, 1997
Spain  0 – 0  Austria
  Penalties  
5 – 4

References

  • RSSSF.com
  • UEFA.com
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