Romania’s Under 21 national team will know its UEFA Under 21 Championship opponents on 18 October. The Final Draw will be hosted in Bucharest.

The 16 teams will be placed into four pots based on rankings. The team coached by Emil Săndoi will be in the second pot.

POT 1: Spain, Portugal, Germany, France
POT 2: The Netherlands, England, Italy, Romania (position B1)
POT 3: Croatia, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech republic
POT 4: Ukraine, Norway, Israel, Georgia (position A1)

The Final Draw of the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship will be hosted in Bucharest, at the Romanian Athenaeum.

The Final Draw will be held on Tuesday, 18 October, 07:00 PM, at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest. The national teams participating in the final tournament are Romania and Georgia, as host countries, Norway, Germany, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, England, France, Belgium, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Israel. The 16 national teams will be divided into 4 groups. The top two ranking teams in each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.

The participants in the 2023 championship will also compete for qualifying for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. France qualifies automatically, as Olympic hosts. The other three places available for Europe will be filled in by the top three ranking teams at the next summer’s final tournament, excepting France.

The matches in Romania will be played on Steaua and Giulești stadiums, in Bucharest, and “Dr. Constantin Rădulescu” and Cluj Arena, in Cluj-Napoca. The opening match will be played in Romania, while the final will be hosted by Georgia.