The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2013 Final Tournament was held in Wales between 19 and 31 August 2013. Players born after 1 January 1994 were eligible to participate in this competition.
|Venue(s)||4 (in 3 host cities)|
|Champions||France (3rd title)|
|Goals scored||40 (2.67 per match)|
|Attendance||7,798 (520 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Pauline Bremer |
|Best player(s)||Sandie Toletti|
It was the first time Wales played in the final tournament. The tournament also qualified four teams to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, with England, Finland, France and Germany claiming Europe's four places by reaching the semi-finals.
The regulations make up for the following tournament structure:
|Teams entering in this round||Teams advancing from previous round||Competition format|
|First qualifying round
10 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one nation, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient
|Second qualifying round
6 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one nation, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient
2 groups of 4 teams, semi-finals, final
- Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli (capacity 14,870)
- Bridge Meadow Stadium, Haverfordwest (2,000)
- Stebonheath Park, Llanelli (1,005)
- Richmond Park, Carmarthen (1,000)
There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.
First qualifying roundEdit
In the first qualifying round 40 teams were drawn into 10 groups. The top two of each group and the best third-place finisher, counting only matches against the top two in the group, advanced. The draw for this round was made on 15 November 2011.
Second qualifying roundEdit
In the second round the 21 teams from the first qualifying round were joined by top seeds Germany, France and England. The 24 teams of this round were drawn into six groups of four teams. The group winners and the runners-up team with the best record against the sides first and third in their group advanced to the final tournament.
UEFA named six referees and eight assistant referees to officiate matches at the final tournament. Additionally, two referees from the host nation were chosen as fourth officials.
The 7 teams advancing from the second qualifying round were joined by host nation Wales. The eight teams were drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams of each group advancing to the semifinals. The draw for the final tournament took place at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli on 7 May 2013.
All kick-off times are local (WEST)
|Frandsen 8' (pen.)||Report||Declercq 10'
Le Bihan 35', 47'
|Report||Williams 34' (pen.)
|Banušić 4'||Report||Kemppi 60'|
|Dallmann 12', 15'
Bremer 21', 39', 43'
|Report||Bremer 59', 84'|
|Jensen 41', 51'
Skinnes Hansen 87'
|Kemppi 48'||Report||Tietge 20'|
All four teams qualify to the 2014 U20 World Cup.
|28 August – Carmarthen|
|31 August – Llanelli|
|28 August – Llanelli|
|Bremer 90+3' (pen.)||Report||Diani 62', 64'|
|Mead 15', 40'
Williams 34' (pen.)
|2013 UEFA Women's U-19 European champions|
- 6 goals
- 3 goals
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
- Melissa Lawley
- Jessica Sigsworth
- Katie Zelem
- Adelina Engman
- Léa Declercq
- Aminata Diallo
- Claire Lavogez
- Johanna Tietge
- Amalie Eikeland
- Synne Skinnes Hansen
- Andrine Tomter
- Marija Banušić
- ^ [dead link]
- ^ "Women's U19 2012/13 first qualifying round draw". UEFA. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
- ^ "Match officials". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- ^ "Denmark and Finland seal Wales final spots". UEFA. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
- ^ "Football Association of Wales: UEFA Women's Under 19 Finals 2013 - the Finalists International News". Archived from the original on 2013-05-05. Retrieved 2013-04-14.