1997 UEFA European Under-16 Championship

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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) Spain Juanjo Camacho
(5 goals)
1996
1998

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.

Squads[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Participants[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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
April 28, 1997
Hungary  6 – 3  Georgia

April 28, 1997
Belgium  1 – 0  Italy

April 30, 1997
Hungary  0 – 1  Belgium

April 30, 1997
Georgia  3 – 5  Italy

May 2, 1997
Georgia  1 – 5  Belgium

May 2, 1997
Italy  1 – 2  Hungary

Group D[edit]

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[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

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[edit]

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

May 7, 1997
Germany  1 – 2  Spain

Third Place Playoff[edit]

May 9, 1997
Germany  3 – 1  Switzerland

Final[edit]

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

References[edit]