2008 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship

The 2008 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship was the first edition of the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship. Germany won the trophy for the first time ever.

2008 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySwitzerland
Dates5 September 2007 – 23 May 2008
Teams40 (qualification)
4 (final round)
Final positions
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runners-up France
Third place Denmark
Fourth place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played88
Goals scored424 (4.82 per match)
2009

QualificationEdit

There were two qualifying rounds, and four teams qualified for the final round, played in Switzerland.

First qualifying roundEdit

There were ten groups of four teams each. The ten group winners and best six runners-up advanced to the second qualifying round.

Teams in italics hosted the mini-tournament.

Key to colours in group tables
Team advances to the second qualifying round
Team eliminated in this round

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
   Switzerland 3 2 1 0 11 2 +9 7
  Wales 3 1 2 0 14 4 +10 5
  Lithuania 3 1 1 1 4 7 −3 4
  Cyprus 3 0 0 3 0 16 −16 0
Wales  10 – 0  Cyprus
Switzerland   5 – 0  Lithuania

Switzerland   4 – 0  Cyprus
Lithuania  2 – 2  Wales

Wales  2 – 2   Switzerland
Cyprus  0 – 2  Lithuania

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
  Poland 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 6
  Azerbaijan 3 1 0 2 2 7 −5 3
  Greece 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Netherlands  2 – 0  Azerbaijan
Poland  4 – 0  Greece

Poland  4 – 0  Azerbaijan
Greece  0 – 3  Netherlands

Netherlands  2 – 0  Poland
Azerbaijan  2 – 1  Greece

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Finland 3 3 0 0 24 2 +22 9
  Belgium 3 2 0 1 10 4 +6 6
  Faroe Islands 3 1 0 2 2 14 −12 3
  Estonia 3 0 0 3 1 17 −16 0
Belgium  5 – 1  Faroe Islands
Finland  12 – 1  Estonia

Finland  9 – 0  Faroe Islands
Estonia  0 – 4  Belgium

Belgium  1 – 3  Finland
Estonia  0 – 1  Faroe Islands

Group 4Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iceland 3 3 0 0 15 1 +14 9
  Slovenia 3 1 1 1 5 7 −2 4
  Ukraine 3 1 1 1 4 6 −2 4
  Latvia 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Ukraine  2 – 2  Slovenia
Iceland  7 – 1  Latvia

Ukraine  2 – 1  Latvia
Slovenia  0 – 5  Iceland

Iceland  3 – 0  Ukraine
Latvia  0 – 3  Slovenia

Group 5Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 3 0 0 31 0 +31 9
  Denmark 3 2 0 1 30 4 +26 6
  Macedonia 3 1 0 2 3 18 −15 3
  Armenia 3 0 0 3 1 43 −42 0
France  11 – 0  Macedonia
Denmark  24 – 0  Armenia

France  16 – 0  Armenia
Macedonia  0 – 6  Denmark

Denmark  0 – 4  France
Armenia  1 – 3  Macedonia

Group 6Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sweden 3 3 0 0 17 2 +15 9
  Republic of Ireland 3 2 0 1 11 2 +9 6
  Turkey 3 1 0 2 8 8 0 3
  Moldova 3 0 0 3 0 24 −24 0
Sweden  12 – 0  Moldova
Republic of Ireland  5 – 0  Turkey

Republic of Ireland  5 – 0  Moldova
Turkey  1 – 3  Sweden
Elgalp   75'

Sweden  2 – 1  Republic of Ireland
Moldova  0 – 7  Turkey
  4'20'26' Elgalp
  14' Sabırlı
  38' Aydın
  40' Özkan
  46' Demiryol

Group 7Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Czech Republic 3 2 1 0 12 3 +9 7
  Spain 3 1 2 0 14 2 +12 5
  Italy 3 1 1 1 9 6 +3 4
  Belarus 3 0 0 3 2 26 −24 0
Italy  6 – 2  Belarus
Czech Republic  1 – 1  Spain

Italy  2 – 3  Czech Republic
Spain  12 – 0  Belarus

Spain  1 – 1  Italy
Belarus  0 – 8  Czech Republic

Group 8Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Scotland 3 3 0 0 13 1 +12 9
  Hungary 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 6
  Northern Ireland 3 0 1 2 0 8 −8 1
  Croatia 3 0 1 2 0 10 −10 1
Scotland  6 – 0  Northern Ireland
Hungary  6 – 0  Croatia

Scotland  4 – 0  Croatia
Hungary  2 – 0  Northern Ireland

Hungary  1 – 3  Scotland
Croatia  0 – 0  Northern Ireland

Group 9Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 24 1 +23 9
  Norway 3 2 0 1 22 6 +16 6
  Israel 3 1 0 2 1 18 −17 3
  Bulgaria 3 0 0 3 0 22 −22 0
Norway  11 – 0  Bulgaria
Germany  8 – 0  Israel

Germany  10 – 0  Bulgaria
Norway  10 – 0  Israel

Norway  1 – 6  Germany
Bulgaria  0 – 1  Israel

Group 10Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  England 3 3 0 0 17 1 +16 9
  Russia 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
  Slovakia 3 1 0 2 8 6 +2 3
  Georgia 3 0 0 3 0 22 −22 0
Russia  3 – 1  Slovakia
  24' Makarowa
  53'73' Aborovichute
  39' Mashlyaewa
England  13 – 0  Georgia

Georgia  0 – 3  Russia
  4'50' Koltakova
  80' Ananiewa
England  3 – 1  Slovakia

Russia  0 – 1  England
Slovakia  6 – 0  Georgia

Ranking of group runners-upEdit

Only matches against 1st and 3rd placed teams were used in the ranking.

Grp Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
9   Norway 2 1 0 1 11 6 +5 3
6   Republic of Ireland 2 1 0 1 6 2 +4 3
5   Denmark 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 3
3   Belgium 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 3
2   Poland 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 3
10   Russia 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 3
8   Hungary 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
1   Wales 2 0 2 0 4 4 0 2
7   Spain 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
4   Slovenia 2 0 1 1 2 7 –5 1

Second qualifying roundEdit

The sixteen qualified teams from the first qualifying round were allocated in four groups of four teams each. The group winners advanced to the final round.

Teams in italics hosted the mini-tournament.

Key to colours in group tables
Team advances to the final tournament
Team eliminated in this round

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  England 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 7
  Netherlands 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
  Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4 3
  Belgium 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
England  4 – 0  Czech Republic
Netherlands  1 – 1  Belgium

England  3 – 1  Belgium
Netherlands  2 – 0  Czech Republic

Netherlands  0 – 0  England
Belgium  1 – 3  Czech Republic

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
  Scotland 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1 6
  Republic of Ireland 3 1 0 2 1 3 −2 3
  Norway 3 0 0 3 0 4 −4 0
Scotland  1 – 0  Republic of Ireland
France  2 – 0  Norway

France  2 – 0  Republic of Ireland
Norway  0 – 1  Scotland

Scotland  0 – 1  France
Republic of Ireland  1 – 0  Norway

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
  Poland 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
  Sweden 3 0 2 1 3 6 −6 2
   Switzerland 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
Sweden  1 – 1  Poland
Germany  4 – 0   Switzerland

Switzerland   1 – 1  Sweden
Germany  3 – 0  Poland

Sweden  1 – 4  Germany
Poland  2 – 0   Switzerland

Group 4Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Denmark 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
  Finland 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
  Russia 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 3
  Iceland 3 0 0 3 7 12 −5 0
Iceland  3 – 4  Russia
Finland  0 – 0  Denmark

Finland  1 – 0  Russia
Denmark  4 – 2  Iceland

Iceland  2 – 4  Finland
Russia  0 – 2  Denmark

Final tournamentEdit

 
2008 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship teams and final tournament performance

The knockout stage was played in Switzerland. The four teams qualified to the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup held in New Zealand.

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
20 May 2008
 
 
  Germany1
 
23 May 2008
 
  Denmark0
 
  Germany3
 
20 May 2008
 
  France0
 
  England1
 
 
  France (a.e.t.)3
 
Third place
 
 
23 May 2008
 
 
  England1
 
 
  Denmark4


 2008 UEFA Women's Under-17 European Champions 
 
Germany
First title

External linksEdit