Article 12 Competition stages and seeding - Under-19

Regulations of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
U19
Edition
2022/23
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
16 August 2022
12.01

Matches in all stages of the competition are played in conformity with the IFAB Laws of the Game. The half-time interval lasts 15 minutes.

12.02

The competition stages are as follows:

  1. Qualifying competition, comprising:

    • qualifying round;

    • elite round;

  2. Final tournament, comprising:

    • group stage;

    • semi-finals;

    • if applicable, FIFA World Cup play-off match;

    • final.

12.03

Participating associations are divided up as follows:

  1. The team of the final tournament host association qualifies automatically for the final tournament.

  2. The team of the best-ranked association in the coefficient rankings (see Annex A) enters the competition in the elite round. For the 2022/23 competition, the team concerned is Portugal.

  3. The 52 remaining teams contest the qualifying round.