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Montenegro have won preliminary Group B to reach the main round with one other mini-tournament running until Saturday
Qualifying for the second UEFA European Under-19 Futsal Championship has kicked off with the preliminary round running until Saturday.
Seven of the 34 entrants play in the two mini-tournaments, including debutants Estonia, Wales and Gibraltar, who hosted the three-team Group B won by Montenegro. That success takes Montenegro into main round Group 1, and the team topping Group A will fill the last slot in Group 6 for the next stage, running from 15 to 20 March. The main round groups will decide the seven teams to join hosts and holders Spain in the finals in Jaén scheduled from 3–10 September.
Montenegro first match was against Gibraltar which they won 3-6, you can watch the match here:
The next fixture for Montenegro was North Macedonia which they won 0-2:
Preliminary round groups
Group A (3–6 November): Andorra, San Marino (hosts), Estonia, Wales
Group B (1–3 November)
Through to main round: Montenegro
Also in group: North Macedonia, Gibraltar (hosts)
The two group winners progress to the main round.
Main round groups
Group 1: Netherlands, Turkey (hosts), Italy, Montenegro
Group 2: Portugal (hosts), Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece
Group 3: Slovenia, France, Hungary, Serbia (hosts)
Group 4: Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland (hosts), Kazakhstan
Group 5: Russia, Slovakia, Romania (hosts), Georgia
Group 6: Ukraine (hosts), Belgium, Moldova, Winner preliminary round Group A
Group 7: Croatia (hosts), Belarus, Latvia, Azerbaijan
The seven group winners join Spain in the finals.
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