2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
The 2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the eighth edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship since it was renamed from the original under-16 event, in 2001. Germany hosted the championship, during May 6–18, 2009, in thirteen venues, and the final took place at the Stadion Magdeburg, in Magdeburg. Spain was the current title holder, having successfully defended its 2007 title. The top 6 teams qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
|Teams||8 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||13 (in 13 host cities)|
|Champions||Germany (3rd title)|
|Goals scored||33 (2.2 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Lennart Thy|
(3 goals each)
|Best player(s)||Mario Götze|
The final tournament of the 2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and an Elite round. During these rounds, 52 national teams competed to determine the seven teams to join the already qualified host nation Germany.
- For the complete list of players, see 2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squads.
|Key to colours in group tables|
|Advance to semifinals and qualify to 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup|
|Qualify to 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup|
|Situ 76'||Report||Ben Khalifa 59'|
|Beretta 31'||Report||Nimely 29' (pen.)
Sini 50' (pen.)
|Garbutt 69'||Report||Özyakup 4'|
|Report||Hasan Ahmet 10'|
|Muhammet 65'||Report||Castaignos 40+1'
|Kamber 52'||Report||Isoufi 17'
|Netherlands||1 – 2 |
|Castaignos 7'||Report||Thy 34'
Team of the TournamentEdit