The road to the 2022/23 UEFA European Under-19 Championship finals in Malta, scheduled for July 2023, begins next month as the qualifying round will run from 21 to 27 September and 16 to 23 November.
Teams were divided into thirteen groups and the top two teams in each group will join top seeds Portugal in the spring 2023 elite round along with the third-placed team with the best record against the top two in their section.
Malta qualifies directly for the final tournament from 3 to 16 July 2023.
Group 1 (21–27 September): Czech Republic, Greece, Switzerland (hosts), Andorra
Group 2 (21–27 September): Türkiye, Bulgaria (hosts), Azerbaijan, Luxembourg
Group 3 (17–23 November): Ukraine, Sweden (hosts), Cyprus, Kosovo
Group 4 (21–27 September): Republic of Ireland, Hungary, Wales (hosts), Gibraltar
Group 5 (21–27 September): Italy, Poland (hosts), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia
Group 6 (21–27 September): Austria, Romania (hosts), Latvia, Lithuania
Group 7 (21–27 September)*: Spain, Belgium (hosts), Albania. (Russia have been excluded)
Group 8 (16–22 November): France, Scotland (hosts), Iceland, Kazakhstan
Group 9 (21–27 September): England (holders), Denmark (hosts), Georgia, Montenegro
Group 10 (17–23 November): Norway, Serbia, North Macedonia (hosts), San Marino
Group 11 (16–22 November): Croatia (hosts), Israel, Finland, Faroe Islands
Group 12 (21–27 September): Germany, Slovakia, Belarus (hosts), Armenia
Group 13 (21–27 September): Netherlands (hosts), Slovenia, Northern Ireland, Moldova