#WU17EURO Elite Rd: Scotland to face both 2019 finalists

UEFA Women's U-17 hosts announced
Germany won the 2019 final. (PA Images).

Scotland have been grouped with UEFA Women’s U-17 defending champions Germany and 2019 runners-up Netherlands in the elite round draw.

England host their group which also contains Elite Round debutants Wales, plus France and Slovakia, while Republic of Ireland will welcome Austria, Serbia and Denmark.

The draw was made by Valentina Kröll, captain of the Austria team in the 2019 finals, who received the Respect Fair Play award on behalf of her team.

Elite Round draw

Group 1: Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Belgium (hosts)

Group 2: Hungary (hosts), Russia, Iceland, Romania

Group 3: Republic of Ireland (hosts), Austria, Serbia, Denmark

Group 4: Germany, Netherlands (hosts), Scotland, Croatia

Group 5: France, England (hosts), Slovakia, Wales

Group 6: Spain, Portugal (hosts), Slovenia, Turkey

Group 7: Norway (hosts), Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine

Matches are scheduled between 14 & 29 March and the seven group winners qualify to join hosts Sweden in the finals from 9 to 22 May (with the draw on 3 April).

The tournament will act as Europe’s qualifier for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India.

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