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
2014
2016

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.

Qualification[edit]

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.

Venues[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

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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