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2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
2016 UEFA U-17 Avropa Çempionatı
Tournament details
Host country Azerbaijan
Dates May 2016
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 7 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 31

The 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship will be the thirteen edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship. Azerbaijan will host the tournament,[1] and will also see the number of teams in the finals rise from 8 to 16. Players born after 1 January 1999 will be eligible to participate in this competition.

The finals tournament also acts as a qualifier for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup that will take place in India, with 6 teams qualifying.


  • Qualification 1
  • Venues 2
  • Participants 3
    • Qualified countries 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Qualification for the final tournament of the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship consisted of two rounds: a qualifying round and an elite round. 52 national teams will compete to determine the fifteen teams for the final.



Qualified countries

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
only U-17 era (since 2002)
 Azerbaijan Hosts 0 (debut)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italics indicate host.


  1. ^ "Malta, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan picked for U17s". UEFA. 2012-03-20. 

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