UEFA Euro Cup 2024: Qualifying Draw And Groups Explained

UEFA Euro Cup 2024: Qualifying Draw And Groups Explained. In a decision made by UEFA, Germany has been chosen as the host country for the Euro Cup 2024 edition. The tournament is scheduled to take place from 14 June- 14 July 2024. The qualifying matches for the prestigious tournament will be played from March 2023 to March 2024. A total of 53 UEFA member countries will take part in the process.

Euro Cup 2024
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Italy was crowned champions in the last Euro tournament, beating England on penalties. They missed out on qualifying for the 2022 World Cup but are hopeful of winning the trophy once again.

Here are all the details you need to know about the qualification for the Euro Cup 2024:- 

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Qualifying Draw Details: Euro Cup 2024

Hosts Germany will be joined by 23 teams in the 24-team UEFA EURO 2024 finals. The qualifying group stage will determine the first 20 places, with the top two teams from each section advancing. The winners of the playoffs, connected to the 2022/23 UEFA Nations League, will claim the remaining three spots.

On Sunday, 9 October 2022, the qualifying draw was conducted in Frankfurt. Since Germany is already qualified as hosts and Russia is currently suspended, the remaining 53 teams were separated into ten groups, consisting of seven groups of five teams and three groups of six teams. The final tournament will be open to the top two teams from each group.

Euro 2024 Qualifying Groups

These are the groups that were drawn for the Euro 2024 qualifying stage.

 GroupsTeams
Group ASpainScotlandNorwayGeorgiaCyprus
Group BNetherlandsFranceIrelandGreeceGibraltar
Group CItalyEnglandUkraineN. MacedoniaMalta
Group DCroatiaWalesArmeniaTurkeyLatvia
Group EPolandCzech Rep.AlbaniaFaroe IslandsMoldova
Group FBelgiumAustriaSwedenAzerbaijanEstonia
Group GHungarySerbiaMontenegroBulgariaLithuania
Group HDenmarkFinlandSloveniaKazakhstanN. IrelandSan Marino
Group ISwitzerlandIsraelRomaniaKosovoBelarusAndorra
Group JPortugalBosnia &HerzegovinaIcelandLuxembourgSlovakiaLiechtenstein
Source- uefa.com

Italy and England, who faced each other in the Euro 2020 final as defending champions, are now set to compete against each other in their efforts to secure qualification for the tournament in Germany.