2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

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2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
2015 УЕФА Европейско първенство за юноши до 17 години
Tournament details
Host country Bulgaria
Dates May 2015
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 7 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 31

The 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship will be the twelfth edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship. Bulgaria 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 1998 will be eligible to participate in this competition.

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


Main articles: Qualifying round and elite round

Qualification for the final tournament of the 2014 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.


The tournament will be held in Plovdiv, Brestnik, Stara Zagora, Sliven, Burgas, Sozopol and Nesebar.[2] The selected stadiums that will host matches are:


Qualified countries[edit]

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


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