UEFA set to host Euro 2016 playoff draw

Eight nations will learn on Sunday (October 18) who they will play in the Euro 2016 playoffs.

UEFA set to host Euro 2016 playoff draw

Nyon: Eight nations will learn on Sunday (October 18) who they will play in the Euro 2016 playoffs.

The draw takes place at UEFA`s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland at 0920GMT.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, Ukraine and Hungary have been name as the top seeds and will avoid each other in the draw.

The nations they can be paired with in the draw are Slovenia, Denmark, Ireland and Norway.

The eight teams are competing for the final four places at next year`s European Championships in France.

The two-legged playoffs will be played between November 12 and November 17.

The draw for the finals is on Saturday, December 12.

Twenty countries are through to the Euro 2016 finals, including hosts France, with all the qualifying games now completed.

Qualified:

Hosts: France

Group A: Iceland, Czech Republic
Group B: Belgium, Wales
Group C: Spain, Slovakia
Group D: Germany, Poland
Group E: England, Switzerland
Group F: Northern Ireland, Romania
Group G: Austria, Russia
Group H: Italy, Croatia
Group I: Portugal, Albania

Best 3rd team: Turkey (Group A)

Eight teams to playoffs:

Group B: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Group C: Ukraine
Group F: Hungary
Group G: Sweden
Group D: Ireland
Group E: Slovenia
Group H: Norway
Group I: Denmark

 

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