Malta will be hosting Ukraine, Slovakia and Kosovo in Group 7 of the 2023/24 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round between November 15 and 21, 2023.
The draw has set the 13 autumn groups that will begin the road to the eight-team finals in Northern Ireland.
The top two teams in each group will join top seeds Portugal in the spring 2024 elite round along with the third-placed team with the best record against the top two in their section.
Hosts Northern Ireland qualify directly for the final tournament in summer 2024.
Qualifying round draw
Group 1 (15–21 November): France (hosts), Denmark, Iceland, Estonia
Group 2 (11–17 October): Norway, Hungary, Latvia (hosts), Gibraltar
Group 3 (15–21 November): Serbia, Scotland, Bulgaria (hosts), Andorra
Group 4 (15–21 November): Italy, Sweden (hosts), Switzerland, Liechtenstein
Group 5 (11–17 October): Germany, Poland (hosts), North Macedonia, Kazakhstan
Group 6 (15–21 November): Spain, Georgia (hosts), Cyprus, Moldova
Group 7 (15–21 November): Ukraine, Slovakia, Kosovo, Malta (hosts)
Group 8 (15–21 November): Türkiye (hosts), Greece, Belarus, Lithuania
Group 9 (15–21 November): Israel, Croatia (hosts), Armenia, Faroe Islands
Group 10 (dates TBC): Czechia, Romania, Finland, San Marino (hosts)
Group 11 (15–21 November): Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Luxembourg (hosts)
Group 12 (dates TBC): England, Austria, Wales, Montenegro (hosts)
Group 13 (15–21 November): Republic of Ireland, Belgium, Slovenia, Albania (hosts)