Closing press conference at the EHF EURO 2016
The draw of the qualification for the 23rd IHF Women’s World Championship in Germany 2017. Germany as hosts, Norway as defending champions and Netherlands, France and Denmark as semifinalists at this EURO are already qualified for the tournament.
Pot 1: Spain, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Montenegro, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Czech Republic
Pot 2: Poland, Croatia, Ukraine, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Belarus, Slovakia, Macedonia
Pot 1 teams will face Pot 2 teams in the qualification, the first leg will be played on 9-11 June 2017, and the second on 13-15 June 2017. The playoff pairings will be drawn on 17 December 2016 in Göteborg.
Playoff matches will be played in June 2017:
Montenegro – Belarus
Italy – Serbia
Russia – Poland
Hungary – Slovakia
Romania – Austria
Ukraine – Spain
Croatia – Slovenia
Czech Republic – Turkey
FYR Macedonia – Sweden