Malta was drawn with Latvia, England, Andorra in Group E of the UEFA Futsal EURO Preliminary Round. The Preliminary Round mini-tournament will be played in Malta between the 13th and 18th January.
Of the record entry of forty-six teams, twenty-four will start in January’s preliminary round, including debutants Scotland.
The six Preliminary Round group winners plus the best runners-up join the twenty-one sides given a bye to the main round. From the Main Round, the seven group winners will progress to join hosts Serbia in the final tournament from 2–13 February 2016. The seven runners-up plus the best third-placed team will enter the play-offs on 15 and 22 September 2015 (drawn on 10 June). The winners of the four two-legged ties will complete the 12-nation line-up for the finals.
Preliminary round: 13–18 January 2015
Group A: Greece, Bulgaria*, Denmark, Gibraltar
Group B: Finland, Montenegro*, Cyprus, Wales
Group C: Georgia, Lithuania*, Switzerland, Estonia
Group D: France, Moldova*, Albania, San Marino
Group E: Latvia, England, Andorra, Malta*
Group F: Israel, Armenia, Sweden*, Scotland
Main round: 17–22 March 2015
Group 1: Russia, Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Winner of preliminary round Group E
Group 2: Spain, Hungary, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Best runners-up
Group 3: Italy, Belarus, Poland*, Winner of Group B
Group 4: Ukraine, Azerbaijan*, Belgium, Winner of Group A
Group 5: Czech Republic, Slovenia*, Norway, Winner of Group D
Group 6: Croatia*, Slovakia, Turkey, Winner of Group F
Group 7: Portugal, Romania*, Kazakhstan, Winner of Group C