Malta was drawn with France, Iceland and Belarus in Group 3 of the 2019/20 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship qualifying round. The draw was held in Nyon on Friday.
The top two sides in every group plus the two third-placed teams with the best record against the top two in their section join Spain and Germany in the elite round draw on 22 November 2019, with the games in spring 2020. Seven teams will eventually qualify to join Sweden in the finals in May 2020.
Group 1: England, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Group 2: Switzerland, Turkey, Romania, Moldova
Group 3: France, Iceland, Belarus, Malta
Group 4: Finland, Austria, Slovakia, Estonia
Group 5: Norway, Slovenia, Azerbaijan, Faroe Islands
Group 6: Denmark, Russia, Wales, FYR Macedonia
Group 7: Republic of Ireland, Greece, Lithuania, Albania
Group 8: Czech Republic, Serbia, Ukraine, Georgia
Group 9: Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan
Group 10: Italy, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Montenegro
Group 11: Netherlands, Portugal, Israel, Latvia
Bye to elite round: Spain, Germany
Bye to finals: Sweden (hosts)