YEREVAN, January 31. / ARKA /. Fifty-two member national associations took part in the draw for the 2013–15 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying group stage in Nyon, Switzerland. Armenian youth team fell in group number 10 together with France, Belarus, Iceland and Kazakhstan.
All 53 member national associations were registered for the competition with final tournament hosts the Czech Republic qualifying automatically. The remaining 52 teams were allocated into five pots (as determined by the coefficient ranking system) and drawn into ten groups, two of six teams and eight of five.
The ten group winners and four best runners-up will advance to the play-offs to determine the seven sides that join hosts the Czech Republic in the finals in June 2015. Group stage matches can get under way from 22 March 2013. -0-