England Under-17s to discover EURO 2016 opponents

Tuesday 05 Apr 2016
England U17s coach Steve Cooper

England’s opposition at the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship will be confirmed when the finals draw takes place in host nation Azerbaijan on Friday.

The Young Lions sealed their qualification at the end of last month thanks to victories over Turkey and Finland in Chesterfield and Leek respectively. England and Ukraine then played out a 1-1 draw in Burton knowing both had already secured their places at this summer’s finals.

England see off Finland in last month's elite round qualifiers


Having topped group two of the elite qualifying round, Steve Cooper’s team joins 15 others in heading to Azerbaijan in May:

Group 1: Denmark, Scotland

Group 2: Ukraine, England

Group 3: Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Group 4: Germany, Netherlands

Group 5: Portugal, Sweden

Group 6: France, Austria

Group 7: Serbia

Group 8: Belgium, Spain

Hosts: Azerbaijan

The draw is scheduled to take place at 9am GMT on Friday 8 April.


Watch action from last month's qualifying victory over Turkey


By FA Staff