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Croatia in "group of death"

EURO U-17 Final Draw
in Zagreb: "This is a
challenge"

03.04.2017.
EURO U-17 Final Draw in Zagreb: "This is a challenge"
photo by: HNS
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UEFA Under-17 European Championships Final Draw was made on Monday in Zagreb.

Croatia U-17, as the hosts, was drawn into Group A alongside Italy, Turkey, and Spain. The Croatia - Italy opening match will be played on 3 May at Rujevica Stadium in Rijeka.

In Group B, Scotland and France as the seeded teams face Hungary and the Faroe Islands debutants, while Germany and Republic of Ireland meet Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Group C.

Group D consists of Netherlands and England as the seeded teams, together with Ukraine and the other debutants, Norway.

"Croatia is definitely in the most difficult group, there was no more difficult option. On the other hand, we are happy, since playing against the best teams makes us give our best. Regardless of the outcome, this group will benefit our players, it is a challenge. We will be extremely motivated, expecting excellent opponents. Croatia is eager to start", said Croatia head coach Dario Bašić.

UEFA EURO U-17, Final Draw:
Group A: Croatia, Spain, Turkey, Italy
Group B: Scotland, France, Hungary, Faroe Islands
Group C: Germany, Republic of Ireland, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Group D: Netherlands, England, Norway, Ukraine

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