UEFA released the fixtures for the league stage of the new UEFA Women’s Nations League which will run between September 21 and December 5.
Malta will be playing in League C – Group 1 along with Andorra, Latvia and Moldova.
Malta plays the first match away from home against Latvia on September 22 and four days later, hosts Moldova. On October 27, Manuela Tesse’s side hosts Andorra before travelling to Andorra to face them four days later. Malta plays Moldova away from home on December 1 before hosting Latvia at home four days later.
At the end of the league stage, group standings will determine automatic promotion and relegation between the leagues, as well as which four teams will contest the first-ever UEFA Women’s Nations League finals in February (the group winners of League A). The group standings will also determine the teams contesting promotion and relegation matches to establish their starting league position in the Women’s European Qualifiers phase running from April.
The five group winners in League C are promoted to League B.
The three best-ranked second-placed teams play off against the three best third-placed teams of League B. The winners will play in League B for the European Qualifiers phase; the defeated teams will play in League C.
The remaining teams stay in League C.