The UEFA European Under-19 Championship is an annual football competition for national teams of Europe where young men under- 19 play. The event is organized by sport’s European governing body, UEFA.
Competitors and heroes of these championship are talented young players who are at the beginning of their careers now. These career stage was passed by such famous players as Fernando Torres, André Silva, Aleksandr Golovin, Kingsley Coman, Leroy Sané and many others. The UEFA European Under-19 Championship is opportunity to watch future stars at the start of their way.
The tournament includes three actual stages: the qualifying stage which is open to all UEFA members, elite round played in spring and the final stage which is the competition of seven qualifiers and the hosts which is qualified automatically. This year the honour to host the championship was offered to Georgia.
During the summer 2017 were are having opportunity to follow and bet at matches for final stage of UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Championship includes 15 matches, they will be played in capital of Georgia -Tbilisi and in Gori – the city in eastern part of the country. The Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, called so in a name of famous Georgian footballer, will open its gates to the final and one semi-finals of championship.
The qualified teams are divided into groups as follows:
Group A consist of: Czech Republic which was previously in final tournaments 5 times, most recent its participation in final tournament was in 2011, Georgia , the host of the event, Portugal with experience of 8 final tournaments 8, most recent in 2016 including semi-final’s game against France and Sweden –the one which takes part in final tournament for the first time.
Group B included: Bulgaria which participated already twice, last time in 2014, England which took part in final tournament 8 times and played in semi-final against Italy in 2016, Germany – 8 final tournaments, played in semi-final against Netherlands in 2016 and 2016 and Netherlands themselves.
The final tournament started on 2 July with Sweden vs Czech Republic and Georgia vs Portugal matches and will end on 15 July with a final game where the winner will be defined.