MINSK, 28 September (BelTA) – Teams have learned their pots of the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying tournament slated to take place at the arenas of Germany following the completion of the Nations League group stage, BelTA has learned.
Belarus that placed last in its group of League C drew with Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Lithuania, Gibraltar, Estonia, Latvia, Moldova and Malta in Pot 5.
Other pots are as following:
Pot 1 – Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, Belgium, Hungary, Switzerland, Poland;
Pot 2 – France, Austria, Czech Republic, England, Wales, Israel, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Scotland, Finland;
Pot 3 – Ukraine, Iceland, Norway, Slovenia, Ireland, Albania, Montenegro, Romania, Sweden, Armenia;
Pot 4 – Georgia, Greece, Turkiye, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Faroe Islands, North Macedonia;
Pot 6 – Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein.
The 53 participants in the qualifying tournament will be divided into 10 groups (seven groups of five teams and three groups of six teams) according to the results of the draw, which will be held in Frankfurt am Main on 9 October.
Group stage matches will begin 23 March and end 21 November 2023. The top two teams will each receive a direct ticket to the finals. Three more berths will be awarded in the knockout rounds in March 2024. The German national team is exempt from qualifying games. The continental final tournament will be played between 14 June and 14 July 2024, with 24 of the best teams from across Europe, in ten German cities. The opening match will be played in Munich, while the decisive match for the champion's title will be played in Berlin's Olympic Stadium.