2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship

The 2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship was the fifth edition of the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship. The tournament serves as a qualifier to the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The first qualifying matches were played on 29 September 2011, the final was played on 29 June 2012.

2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySwitzerland
Dates29 September 2011 – 29 June 2012
Teams42 (qualification)
4 (final round)
Final positions
Champions Germany (3rd title)
Runners-up France
Third place Denmark
Fourth place  Switzerland
2011
2013

With 42 participating nations a new U-17 record was set.[1]

QualificationEdit

Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round Competition format
First qualifying round
(40 teams)
  • 40 teams from associations ranked 3–43
10 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one country, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient
Second qualifying round
(16 teams)
  • 10 group winners from 1st qualifying round
  • 4 best group runners-up from 1st qualifying round
4 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one country, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient
Final tournament
(4 teams)
  • 4 group winners from 2nd qualifying round
Semifinals, Final

Final roundEdit

 
2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship teams and final round performance

The four qualifying group winners played the knockout stage in the Centre sportif de Colovray Nyon, Switzerland from 26 to 29 June 2012. There were two semifinals, a third place match and the final. The third place match as well as the final were decided by penalties. No extra time was played.

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
26 June 2012
 
 
   Switzerland1
 
29 June 2012
 
  France5
 
  France1 (3)
 
26 June 2012
 
  Germany1 (4)
 
  Denmark0
 
 
  Germany2
 
Third place
 
 
29 June 2012
 
 
   Switzerland0 (4)
 
 
  Denmark0 (5)

Semi-finalsEdit

Switzerland   1–5  France
Pulver   13' Report Toletti   14'
Blanchard   19'
Cousin   40'
Diani   52'
Karchouni   80+4' (pen.)

Denmark  0–2  Germany
Report Bremer   71'
Däbritz   80+3'

Third place matchEdit

FinalEdit

France  1–1  Germany
Diani   57' Report Bremer   67'
Penalties
Toletti  
Saulnier  
Gherbi  
Froment  
Karchouni  
3–4   Däbritz
  Beil
  Panfil
  Streng
  Lückel


 2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 European Champions 
 
Germany
Third title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women's U17 entry hits new high". UEFA. 15 November 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2011.

External linksEdit