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    Futsal EURO qualifying group stage guide | Futsal EURO

    For the first time, UEFA Futsal EURO qualifying includes a qualifying group stage with the eight four-team sections played home and away between December and April.

    The eight group winners and the six best runners-up join hosts the Netherlands in the finals from 9 January to 6 February 2022, with the remaining two runners-up to play off for the other berth from 14–17 November 2021.

    • The finals have now expanded to 16 teams and are played every four years rather than every two
    • Portugal aim to defend the title they won for the first time in Slovenia in 2018
    • Spain have won seven titles (including the initial 1996 tournament before Futsal EURO gained championship status in 1999)
    • Two-time champions Italy and 1999 winners Russia, along with Spain, have played in every final tournament
    • Of the teams currently confirmed in the qualifying groups stage, these are hoping to earn a finals debut: Albania, Finland, Georgia, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Slovakia
    • Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia and Spain along with hosts Lithuania will compete at the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup from 12 September to 3 October with two more European berths to be set

    Qualifying groups




    Futsal EURO 2018 final highlights


    Futsal EURO 2018 final highlights

    Group 1: San Marino/Denmark*, Croatia, Albania, Ukraine

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    Group 2: Bulgaria/Armenia*, France, Georgia, Russia

    Group 3: Turkey/Greece*, Azerbaijan, Slovakia, Moldova

    Group 4: England/North Macedonia*, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Group 5: Israel/Cyprus*, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Belarus

    Group 6: Switzerland/Germany*, Spain, Latvia, Slovenia

    Group 7: Montenegro/Lithuania*, Italy, Belgium, Finland

    Group 8: Poland, Portugal (holders), Norway, Czech Republic

    Fixture dates

    6–9 December 2020
    25 January–3 February 2021
    1–10 March 2021
    5–14 April 2021

    Play-off

    Eighth-ranked runner-up vs Seventh-ranked runner-up

    • Two-legged tie from 14–17 November 2021.

    Contenders

    • The teams who competed in the FIFA Futsal World Cup elite round: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Portugal (holders), Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine
    • The nine qualifying round group winners: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland
    • The seven qualifying round play-off winners (ties played 2–11 November)

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