After overall 72 qualification matches had been played, finally all 16 participants of the Women’s EHF EURO 2014 in Hungary and Croatia were known on Sunday night.
Based on the teams’ performance in the EHF EURO 2014 qualification and the EHF EURO 2012 ranking, the nations have been seeded in the following pots
- Pot 1: Montenegro, Norway, Hungary, Sweden
- Pot 2: Denmark, Germany, France, Spain
- Pot 3: Croatia, Serbia, Russia, Romania
- Pot 4: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Netherlands
The organisers, Hungary and Croatia, have the right to determine one team per group prior to the draw, hence the four preliminary round groups prior to the draw look like this. The final tournament draw will take place on Thursday, 19 June at 13:00 hrs. local time in the Croatian capital, Zagreb.
|Group A in Györ (HUN)||Group B in Debrecen (HUN)||Group C in Varazdin (CRO)||Group D in Osijek (CRO)|
The main round will be played in Debrecen (HUN) and Zagreb (CRO). For the finals the Women’s EHF EURO 2014 will move to Budapest (HUN). The playing dates are 7 to 21 December 2014.