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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.

Contents

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

Qualification

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.

Venues

Participants

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.

References

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

External links

  • uefa.com
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